Immigrant Women

                                                                              

immigrant

 

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Isolation:

Abusers have prevented women from learning English or communicating  with friends or relatives from their home country.

Threats:          

Abusers threaten deportation or withdrawal of petitions for legal status.

Children:  

Abusers threaten victims of taking away their children because of illegal status.                                                                          

Economically: 

Abusers will withhold financial support to keep women from reporting the abusive situation.