The Impact of Texas’s Senate Bill 4 on Immigrant Survivors

May 30, 2024 2:00PM—4:00PM

Cost Free and Open to OVW LAV grantees/sub-grantees, STOP sub-grantees, and potential grantees

Event Contact Maria Lazzarino | Email


OVW Webinar 

Join us for a Webinar

The Impact of Texas’s Senate Bill 4 on Immigrant Survivors

Thursday, May 30, 2024, from 2-4pm ET

(1-3pm CT/12-2pm MT/11am-1pm PT/8-10am HT)


This webinar will take a deep-dive into Texas’s Senate Bill 4. Presenters will discuss the bill’s provisions, pending litigation, and the potential impact on immigrant survivors and those who serve them, including domestic violence/sexual assault programs and immigration practitioners. The webinar will also include tips for immigration and family law practitioners and domestic violence/sexual assault programs serving immigrant survivors in Texas and around the country.


  • Kelly Byrne, Staff Attorney, ASISTA Immigration Assistance 
  • Lia Ocasio, Staff Attorney, ASISTA Immigration Assistance
  • Anna Katharina Dechert, Houston Policy and Advocacy Manager, Tahirih Justice Center
  • Molly Voyles, Director of Public Policy, Texas Council on Family Violence
  • Lauren Lluveras, Economic Justice and Immigration Policy Manager, Texas Council on Family Violence

Who can participate in this webinar? ASISTA is offering this webinar to OVW LAV grantees/sub-grantees, ELSI grantees, STOP sub-grantees, and potential grantees.

Please contact Maria Lazzarino at with any questions.


ASISTA offers FREE individualized technical assistance (TA) and group TA calls to OVW grantees.

ASISTA’s next OVW group TA call is on Tuesday, July 9, 2024 from 3:00 to 4:30pm ET. Come discuss your immigration case questions with ASISTA and fellow grantees! (Sign up using the “Group TA for OVW LAV grantees/sub-grantees and STOP sub-grantees” option in the TA scheduling system)

Please remember: If your organization receives OVW LAV, ELSI, or STOP funds, and the case is based on, related to or arising from, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking, please schedule your TA using the OVW TA Forms. 

This project was supported by Grant No.15JOVW-23-GK-05161-MUMU awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Justice.