Corpus ID: 158313792

Addressing Domestic Violence in Immigrant Communities

  title={Addressing Domestic Violence in Immigrant Communities},
  author={Deborah M. Weissman},
The author is a member of the faculty of the UNC–CH School of Law, with research interests in immigration law and domestic violence. She also is the chair of the North Carolina Domestic Violence Commission. prevalent in the population at large, domestic violence assumes even more troubling dimensions in the growing immigrant communities across the United States. Immigrant women in abusive relationships are in a particularly precarious situation because they are vulnerable to both physical… Expand
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