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Sanctuary Cities: National Taskforce to End Sexual and Domestic Violence
Sanctuary Cities: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Stories
NTF letter on Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act
NTF letter opposing Vitter and Cotton amendments
Wrongful Arrests and Convictions of Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence
Testimonies from the Field: Benefits of DACA for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence
 
National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women writes in opposition to the Aderholt and DeSantis amendments to the Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill. Read more here.

 

DACA DAPA Immigrant Victims NIWAP Factsheet

DeSantis Admendment NIWAP Immigration Victims Factsheet

Letter to Senators in opposition to the Aderholt and DeSantis amendments

Read a brief overview of the DeSantis amendment and the damaging implications for victims of domestic and sexual violence

National Latino Leaders Urge Congress to Vote NO on Repeal of President's Immigration Actions

National Hispanic Leadership Agenda Position on Amendments to H.R. 240, the Fiscal Year 2015 Homeland Security Appropriations Act


On November 21, 2014, President Obama announced new administrative reforms regarding immigration. These reforms will prevent the further separation of millions of families and grant them the opportunity to obtain work authorization. Below, we include a number of relevant documents and resources:

Read the President’s Executive Action

Department of Homeland Security Policies for Apprehension and Detention

Department of Homeland Security Memo on Secure Communities

Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network Responds to President Obama’s Executive Order

One-Pager for the Community on Deferred Action

Frequently Asked Questions on Deferred Action
 

The Committee for Immigration Reform Implementation (CIRI) has also posted new resources related to the changes in immigration policy announced by President Obama on Nov. 20, 2014 at www.AdminRelief.org. These resources are listed below:

A "Summary of Administrative Relief," which focuses on the expansion of deferred action, memorialized in a Memorandum by Jeh Johnson entitled "Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion with Respect to Individuals Who Came to the United States as Children and with Respect to Certain Individuals Whose Parents are U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents" at http://www.adminrelief.org/resources/item.544102-Summary_of_Administrative_Relief

An "Overview of Administrative Relief for Community Members (English)," which provides an overview of administrative relief for community members in English at http://www.adminrelief.org/resources/item.544216-Overview_of_Administrative_Relief_for_Community_Members

The PowerPoint, "Community Education Presentation (English)," which provides an overview of administrative relief for community education presentations in English at http://www.adminrelief.org/resources/item.544247-Administrative_Relief_Community_Education_Presentation.
 

The Immigration Advocates Network has also provided resources regarding administrative relief. These are listed below: 

"Getting Ready for Administrative Relief: What We Know So Far" Recorded Webinar

"Getting Ready for Administrative Relief: What We Know So Far" PowerPoint Presentation
 

Other Resources

National Immigration Law Center

Administrative Relief Resource Center

 

NTF Letter Opposing Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act

NTF Letter Opposing Gowdy Bill

NTF Letter Opposing Immigration Raids on Central American Families - Jan 2016

NTF Letter Opposing Immigration Raids on Central American Families - May 2016