Immigration in the Eyes of a Child
(WebWire, Oct 13, 2017)
A new book by social worker Silvia Juarez-Marazzo entitled ¡Mamá, cuéntame porqué viniste!, aids immigrant parents to explain, in a developmentally appropriate way, the reasons behind their decision to migrate.
Development Culturally Responsive Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations
(National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families, Oct 12, 2017)
Presentation slides from October 12 webinar on how programs can conceptualize and achieve cultural responsiveness. This webinar was built off of the Resource Guide about cultural competence, and featured experts on policy, training and technical assistance, and programmatic organizations.
10 Tips for Success in School for Refugee and Immigrant Students
(Jessica Marks, Refugee Center Online, Sept 11, 2017)
Interns at the Refugee Center Online created a video entitled “10 Tips for Success in School” to aid refugee and immigrant students in succeeding in this new environment.
10 Tips for Immigrant Students, Families to Be Safe Part of LAUSD’s New ‘We Are One’ Guide
(Esmeralda Fabian Romero, the 74 Media, Inc., Aug 28, 2017)
The L.A. Unified School District offered the “We Are One Education & Immigration Resource Guide” to immigrant students and their families to inform them of safety tips and their rights if confronted by ICE
Video Resources for working with families, communities, parents, and unaccompanied minors
(Justice for Immigrants, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Oct, 2017)
The video resources shared on this page contain helpful, bilingual information for helping individuals and communities to know and understand their rights, helping prepare families faced with the threat of deportation, and rights information specific for parents and sponsors of unaccompanied minors.
Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations: A Resource Guide for Community-Based Organization
(Michael López, Kerry Hofer, Erin Bumgarner, and Djaniele Taylor, National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families, March 2017)
This resource guide is intended to provide community-based service programs with access to important and relevant resources on cultural competency so that they may better serve their priority populations.
Resources to Prepare for Raids and Other Immigration Enforcement Actions
(LIRS, KIND, ILRC, Women’s Refugee Coalition, National Immigrant Justice Center, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Migration and Refugee services, 2017)
A list of resources available to help individuals prepare for ICE raids, as well as information and resources for how to prepare/proceed in the face of other immigration enforcement actions.
Program Action Plan for the End of DACA
(Catholic Legal Immigration Network, INC., Sept 7, 2017)
This tool will help immigrant legal service providers and community-based organizations plan to effectively and efficiently respond to DACA termination.
Kinship Care, How it Works and Why it Should be Expanded
(Keturah Pierre, New York Nonprofit Media, Sept 22, 2017)
Recent legislation introduced by New York Senator Tony Avella to expand the state’s Kinship Guardianship Assistance Program, benefits foster care providers by supporting the agility and innovation needed to create the stability that young people so desperately need.
Practice Advisory: What the end of DACA means for your clients
(CLINIC, Sept 11, 2017)
This advisory provides information and answer to common questions posed by practitioners. CLINIC will continuously update this resource as DHS provides information about its plan to phase out DACA by March 5, 2018.