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Practice Advisory on Filing DACA Applications In Light of Recent Court Rulings

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

Practice Advisory on Filing DACA Applications In Light of Recent Court Rulings

CLINIC, (July 20, 2020)

On July 17, 2020, District of Maryland issued an order to restore DACA to pre-rescission status. This new order prevents the Department of Homeland Security from executing rescission; meaning USCIS should accept DACA applications from individuals who never held DACA.

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Resources to Support Children’s Emotional Well-Being Amid Anti-Black Racism, Racial Violence, and Trauma

By | Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Parenting, Practice, Practice Highlight, Trauma, Youth & Families

Resources to Support Children’s Emotional Well-Being Amid Anti-Black Racism, Racial Violence, and Trauma

Dominique Parris, Victor St., John, & Jessica Dym Bartlett, Child Trends (June 23, 2020)

Five Ways to Help Ensure Pandemic-EBT Reaches Immigrant Families

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Five Ways to Help Ensure Pandemic-EBT Reaches Immigrant Families

Madison Allen, CLASP (May 7, 2020)

Given school closures across the country, Congress created Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) to meet the nutrition needs of students who received free or reduced lunch. P-EBT is a critical resource for immigrant families who will not receive government stimulus checks. Government agencies need to target immigrant communities to spread the word and benefit of P-EBT.

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Ways to Promote Children’s Resilience to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Ways to Promote Children’s Resilience to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jessica Dym Bartlett & Rebecca Vivrette, Child Trends (April 3, 2020)

This practice resources highlights ways that parents and caregivers can promote children’s resilience to the COVID-19 pandemic to help protect them from the trauma that can ensue which affects their development and well-being.

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Immigrant Connection Project (ICON)

By | Family Separation, Highlighted Resources, Practice Highlight

Immigrant Connection Project (ICON)

Anne Marie Mulcahy, Vera Institute of Justice (March 30, 2020)

The Immigrant Connection Project (ICON) was created during the family separation crisis. This resource is for parents who were separated from their children. The Vera Institute of Justice also helps attorneys of these families in locating legal service providers who are working with these children.

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