What has immigration got to do with #domesticviolence? #blog

LAWRS policy co-ordinator Elizabeth Jimenez-Yanez said that police should “treat all survivors equally.”

She said: “We are calling on the national police chiefs’ council to provide clear guidance and training to police forces to safeguard migrant women’s rights rather than acting as immigration officers.”

One alleged victim, Katia, who is originally from Peru, told the charity that she was arrested and spent a night in a police station as she was questioned over her immigration status.

More here: https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/b/immigration-status-blocking-migrant-women-suffering-domestic-abuse-from-access-to-support

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