1. The Violence Against Women Act (version 7, scroll to Title IV) expires on September 30.
VAWA helps the survivors of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault rebuild their lives.
Victims of domestic violence face tremendous obstacles when they attempt to flee abusive relationships. Their situation is often exacerbated when the abusive partner controls the family finances, owns the home, and in the case of immigrant women, retains the documentation of the immigration status of the family. This legislation provides legal assistance, enhances victims