Too Scared to Report Sexual Abuse. The Fear: Deportation.

Source: New York Times

Domestic violence victims who are undocumented immigrants face a harrowing choice: Which do they fear more, the abuser or the government?

Reports of domestic violence and rape have dropped among immigrants, some of whom believe they could be detained and deported if they press charges. One lawyer said she used to tell undocumented immigrants that officers would protect them, but not anymore.

“Everything we’ve ever told our clients is out the window,” she said.

To read the full article, go to:
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/30/us/immigrants-deportation-sexual-abuse.html?emc=edit_nn_20170430&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=78759043&te=1&_r=0


Demasiado miedo para reportar abuso sexual. El temor: la deportación.

Fuente de informes: New York Times

Víctimas de violencia domestica quienes son inmigrantes indocumentados enfrentan una opción angustiosa: ¿Cual temen más, el abusador o el gobierno?

Reportes de violencia domestica y violación han decaído entre inmigrantes, algunos de los cuales creen que podrían ser detenidos y deportados si levantan cargos. Una abogada dijo que ella antes les explicaba a inmigrantes indocumentados que los oficiales los protegerían, pero ya no.

“Todo lo que le hemos dicho a nuestros clientes se ha tirado por la ventana,” dijo ella.

Para leer el artículo completo, visite:
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/30/us/immigrants-deportation-sexual-abuse.html?emc=edit_nn_20170430&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=78759043&te=1&_r=0

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