Immigrant rights

Result for Immigrant rights

Immigration status refers to the way in which a person is present in the United States.  Everyone has an immigration status. Some examples of immigration status include: US citizen  Note: Although indigenous people’s roots long predate the creation of the US, they were not provided US citizenship until Congress passed the […]

This list of references is a section of our IPV factsheet, Latinas and intimate partner violence evidence based facts.

These pages make up section of our IPV factsheet, Latinas and intimate partner violencel evidence based facts. Although the literature in the field has begun to highlight how IPV affects Latina survivors and their children in negative ways, a few studies have focused on the strengths and resistance strategies used by […]

These pages make up section of our IPV factsheet, Latinas and intimate partner violence evidence based facts. IPV happens within the context of a family’s daily life, which is deeply affected by numerous factors, both personal and systemic, that impact and are impacted by IPV. Some of these have been documented […]

By Yasmin Campos-Mendez, Public Policy Manager I attended the SHOWTIME special preview screening of Cusp at the SVA Theater in New York City, on October 27, 2021, hosted by Social Impact Initiatives (Film + TV) director, Locsi Ferrá. The screening was in commemoration of International Day of the Girl, and was […]

“I want to emphasize that this program was created for Migrant Latino men who have to continually move due to their work.” —Adrian Velasquez Hombres Unidos was created for Spanish-speaking Latino men who are migrant workers. Its goal is to respond to the conditions and difficulties these men face on a […]

Other important protective factors that contribute to resilience among DV exposed children and youth, include building connections (e.g., mentoring), developing personal strengths – such as social competence (e.g., communication), and autonomy (e.g., adaptive distancing), and enhancing maternal monitoring among Latin@ youth. A study on DV and PTSD, found that the amount […]

It is important to understand DV and its effect on Latin@ children and youth’s well-being within the context of the pervasive structural inequities in housing, education, employment, health care etc., that Latin@ and other minority communities of color continue to face. Due to discriminatory redlining, residential and school segregation practices Latin@ […]

Children and youth living in homes affected by DV are also at high risk for both future perpetration and victimization—that is, they are more likely to commit acts of DV or experience maltreatment in adulthood. A review of academic research found 16 distinct research studies that identified a link between childhood […]

The negative effects of exposure to DV on children and youth has been well documented in research. Psychological, physical, and social consequences of exposure to DV are seen across ages, cultures, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Infants who witness DV have been found to show symptoms related to PTSD such as trouble sleeping, […]