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10 Tips for Success in School for Refugee and Immigrant Students

By | Culture: Issues and Competencies, Immigrant Youth, Practice Highlight, Social Workers

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.

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Court Decisions Ensure TPS Holders in Sixth and Ninth Circuits May Become Permanent Residents

By | Federal Policy, Immigration Relief, Law & Policy, Law/Policy Highlight, Legal Professionals, Legal/Law, Practice

Court Decisions Ensure TPS Holders in Sixth and Ninth Circuits May Become Permanent Residents

American Immigration Council (Sept 11, 2017)

This practice advisory discusses the implications of Ramirez v. Brown and Flores v. USCIS for TPS recipients and other categories of family and employment-based adjustment.

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The Dream Act, DACA, and Other Policies Designed to Protect Dreamers

By | Federal Policy, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Relief, Law & Policy, Law/Policy Highlight, Legal/Law

The Dream Act, DACA, and Other Policies Designed to Protect Dreamers

American Immigration Council (Sept 6, 2017)

In light of the impending end of DACA, this factsheet explores other potential legislative avenues that may protect those current and potential beneficiaries of the initiative who may face deportation.

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RESOURCE​ ​GUIDE:​ ​Defending​ ​Immigrant​ ​Youth​ ​Post​ ​DACA

By | Federal Policy, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Relief, Law & Policy, Law/Policy Highlight, Legal Professionals, Legal/Law, Practice, Social Work, Social Workers

RESOURCE​ ​GUIDE:​ ​Defending​ ​Immigrant​ ​Youth​ ​Post​ ​DACA​

Layla​ ​Razavi, California Immigrant Policy Center (Sept 5, 2017)

The California Policy Immigrant Center has compiled resources and information related to DACA, including important policy issues, upcoming events and actions, and mental health and other resources geared toward current beneficiaries.

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Screening Potential DACA Requestors for Other Forms of Relief

By | ICE, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Legal Professionals, Legal/Law, Practice Highlight, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

Screening Potential DACA Requestors for Other Forms of Relief

Patrick Taurel, Am Immigration Council (Sept 5, 2017)

A practice resource for attorneys determining the eligibility of DACA seekers for longer-term immigration relief options.

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Children of legally protected immigrants less likely to suffer mental illness

By | Child Well-Being, Immigrant Families Research, Parenting, Research Highlight

Children of legally protected immigrants less likely to suffer mental illness

Emily Underwood, Science, (Aug 31, 2017)

new study shows that immigration relief, such as the DACA program, bestowed upon undocumented parents improves the mental health and well-being of their children. In fact, diagnoses of mental illness in the children of DACA-protected mothers fell by about 50% after the temporary relief came into effect.

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