Immigration Provisions of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

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This report discusses the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA, P.L. 103-322) that congress passed in 1994. This legislation created new programs within the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services that aimed to both reduce domestic violence and improve response to and recovery from domestic violence incidents.

Creator(s): Kandel, William A.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 15, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Kandel, William A.

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: May 15, 2012
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This report discusses the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA, P.L. 103-322) that congress passed in 1994. This legislation created new programs within the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services that aimed to both reduce domestic violence and improve response to and recovery from domestic violence incidents.

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38 pages.

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Keyword(s): Violence Against Women Act | immigration provisions
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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