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It’s a Process

  Jackie + Frank VAWA is a federal law meant to protect undocumented immigrant survivors of domestic abuse by allowing them to apply for immigration relief without the assistance of their abusive spouse. Jackie’s ex-husband, Frank, abused her physically, sexually, verbally, and psychologically for nearly 20 years. Jackie was born …

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These Are Times That Try Men

    “These are times that try men’s souls.” -Thomas Paine   Those words were penned by Thomas Paine during the American Revolution. There are eras where people’s characters are tested and this seems to be one of those times. When you look back at history, you see many examples …

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President Obama Supports VAWA

During last night’s State of the Union, President Obama spoke about the importance of the Violence Against Women Act and the need for it to be reauthorized. He said: “Today the Senate passed a strong bipartisan bill to reauthorize and strengthen the Violence Against Women Act. This important step shows …