Shame of the Nation: House VAWA Bill Ratchets Up Attacks on Domestic Violence Survivors

Date: 
May 16, 2012

Lisalyn Jacobs of the advocacy group Legal Momentum told In These Times that “immigrant women are particularly economically vulnerable and may either be relying on their abusive partner's income, or in a marginal position themselves that prevents them from being economically stable enough to leave their violent partners.”