By Roberta Villalon
Caught among violent companions and the bureaucratic problems of the united states Immigration procedure, many immigrant girls are relatively at risk of abuse. for 2 years, Roberta Villalón volunteered at a nonprofit workforce that provides loose criminal companies to in general undocumented immigrants who have been sufferers of abuse. Her leading edge learn of Latina survivors of family violence explores the complexities on the intersection of immigration, citizenship, and violence, and exhibits how inequality is perpetuated even during the well-intentioned supply of important prone. via archival study, player statement, and private interviews, Violence opposed to Latina Immigrants offers perception into the various stumbling blocks confronted by means of battered immigrant ladies of colour, bringing their tales and voices to the fore. finally, Villalón proposes an energetic coverage advocacy schedule and indicates attainable adjustments to gender violence-based immigration legislation, revealing the complexities of the lives of Latina immigrants as they confront problems with citizenship, gender violence, and social inequalities.
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Violence Against Latina Immigrants: Citizenship, Inequality, and Community by Roberta Villalon