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By Roberta Villalon

Caught among violent companions and the bureaucratic issues of the united states Immigration method, many immigrant ladies are rather susceptible to abuse. for 2 years, Roberta Villalón volunteered at a nonprofit crew that provides loose criminal prone to usually undocumented immigrants who were sufferers of abuse. Her cutting edge research of Latina survivors of household violence explores the complexities on the intersection of immigration, citizenship, and violence, and indicates how inequality is perpetuated even throughout the well-intentioned supply of significant companies. via archival study, player commentary, and private interviews, Violence opposed to Latina Immigrants offers perception into the numerous hindrances confronted by way of battered immigrant girls of colour, bringing their tales and voices to the fore. eventually, Villalón proposes an lively coverage advocacy schedule and indicates attainable alterations 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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