Intimate Partner Homicide in Immigrant Communities

Although intimate partner violence occurs across all ethnic and racial groups, regardless of age, socioeconomic status, educational background, religion, and sexual or gender identity, immigrant populations face unique contextual challenges when victimized. The continuous growth of foreign-born populations in New Jersey and the United States makes the investigation of domestic violence fatalities in NJ foreign-born … Continued

Domestic Homicide in Immigrant and Refugee Populations: Culturally-Informed Risk and Safety Strategies

This Brief highlights risk assessment, risk management, and safety planning for immigrant and refugee populations. The Brief provides definitions of key terms and identifies unique risk factors for domestic homicide, using the Immigrant Power and Control Wheel. Barriers to services for immigrant and refugee women are addressed, along with the need for culturally-informed strategies for … Continued