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Opinion: Long after the coronavirus, domestic violence victims will need help

COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders have focused attention on a fact that domestic violence victims and those who work with them have long understood: Dependence on abusers is harmful and sometimes deadly. As researchers who study domestic violence, we think recent reporting on the intersection of social distancing and domestic violence risk is incredibly important, but reflects […]

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Opinion: For domestic violence victims, the price of immigration-related fears may be nothing short of death

Requests for domestic violence services are up at Latina Safehouse in Denver, as reported recently by The Colorado Sun. Victims who are undocumented say their abusers have threatened to report them to the government. But, acting director of U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Matthew Albence, said he doesn’t necessarily believe that’s true. Instead, he […]