Our Mission

The mission of CICW is to improve programs and policies related to immigrant children and families involved in the public child welfare system.
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Our Board & Staff

Meet the dedicated professionals who guide the CICW on its mission.
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A Project of NMSU

The Center on Immigration and Child Welfare (CICW) is housed at the New Mexico State University (NMSU), School of Social Work, in the College of Health and Social Services.
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Technical Assistance

The CICW strengthens and supports state and local agencies committed to the welfare of immigrant families and children involved in, or at risk of involvement in, the public child welfare system.  We work collaboratively and in partnership with service providers, helping build capacity to promote positive outcomes for immigrant families and their children with regard to safety, permanency, and well-being.
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The Center on Immigration and Child Welfare pursues and supports research that advances our mission to improve policy and practice with immigrant children and families at risk of involvement with the child welfare system.
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