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Homeland Security Laws Create Danger for Victims of Domestic Violence

Posted on: Thursday, February 24, 2011

Keywords: Homeland Security laws, domestic violence victims, Homeland Security domestic violence, Secure Communities, federal laws, Immigration Law Project, Safe Horizon

NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS), FEBRUARY 24, 2011 --Safe Horizon, the largest assistance agency for victims of domestic violence in New York City, has long advised clients to contact the police, even if they are undocumented immigrants.That advice no longer holds true,...

Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.

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