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Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Mike Crapo (R-ID) that passed last month on a vote of 68 to 31, with strong bipartisan support...Unfortunately, Republican leaders in the House have taken a different approach, with the introduction of H.R. Rep.
But many women especially those who entered illegally do not know that they are entitled to such relief...Gonzalez, who came from Nicaragua, obtained a protection order against a man she was involved with, then cooperated with legal authorities to
Teresa Gomez, a Salvadoran woman in her 20s, and Margaret Ashong, a grandmother from Ghana, endured regular beatings, threats and insults by the fathers of their children. Like many battered immigrant women, they mostly suffered in silence, fearful