This article explains some of the unique problems faced by battered immigrant women and offers creative solutions for family lawyers and battered women advocates who have immigrant or refugee clientele. Because battered immigrant women who seek to flee violence need assistance with both family law and immigration law matters, we will discuss both areas and highlight their interrelationship.
Leslye E. Orloff et al., With No Place to Turn: Improving Legal Advocacy for Battered Immigrant Women, 29 FAM. L. Q. 313 (1995).