Information Resources

Institute for Women's Policy Research – Initiatives - Immigration 
​Reports on issues related to immigrant women, concerning topics such as how to improve career opportunities and creating pathways to legal status for immigrant women in-home care workers.

Futures Without Violence – Resources for Working with Immigrant Women 
Reports, tools, FAQs, factsheets, and other resources regarding immigrant women, the service providers who serve them, and related issues, with a focus on domestic violence.

Legal Resources

WomensLaw.org – Immigration 
This topic page of WomensLaw.org, a project of National Network to End Domestic Violence, offers guidance on several immigration options that can help women, including the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), U-Visa, T-Visa, and asylum and refugee status.

Immigrant Legal Resource Center – VAWA: Immigration Relief for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Other Crimes 
Resources on the Violence Against Women Act, including multi-lingual flyers, legal documentation, updates based on recent rulings, and other resources. ILRC also has a resource page on the U Visa.

Legal Momentum: The Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund – Gender Bias and Immigration Policy 
This nonprofit engages in targeted litigation, policy advocacy, research, and public education to help shape the laws and policies that impact gender equality and ensure proper implementation and enforcement. A variety of legal documents and other information can be found on their Resources and Materials page.

National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project - Directory of Service Providers
A directory of service providers with experience working with immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, U-visa crimes, and human trafficking.


This nonprofit’s aim is to provide a one-stop resource for advocates and attorneys facing complex legal problems in advocating for immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. They offer samples, best practices, and training services for service providers and others.

Immigration Center for Women and Children 
Also known as ICWC, this center offers affordable immigration services in California, with a focus on women and children who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or other violent crimes. Its website provides a variety of service directories, resources, and other information.

National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project 
Based at the American University’s Washington College of Law, this project offers reports, videos, seminars, and other resources for immigrants, judges, and law enforcement professionals. Most resources relate to issues encountered by female immigrants.