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Winning Custody Cases for Immigrant Survivors: The Clash of Laws, Cultures, Custody and Parental Rights  

Author:  Veronica T. Thronson.; Leslye Orloff.; Carole Angel.; Soraya Fata (AUWCL) Rocio Molina (AUWCL).; Benish Anver (AUWCL) Kalli Wells (AUWCL).

Source: Volume 09, Number 02, Fall 2016 , pp.7-10(4)

Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly

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This article summarizes the challenges faced by immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking in seeking protection and justice through the U.S. family law system and provides a brief overview of the tools and strategies that will be covered in detail in this special double issue of Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly.

Keywords: Undocumented immigrant women and family law

Affiliations:  1: Michigan State Univ College of Law; 2: American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL); 3: Legal Momentum.

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