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Practice Highlight

Spanish-language Early Education Instructional Video to Help Immigrant Parents Talk to Kids

By | Child Well-Being, Family Separation, Immigration Relief, Practice Highlight, Spanish Resources, Youth & Families

Spanish-language Early Education Instructional Video to Help Immigrant Parents Talk to Kids

Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors (2017)

New video helps Spanish-speaking parents understand how to communicate with their children in uncertain immigration circumstances.

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Children on the move: From protection towards a quality sustainable solution

By | Child Well-Being, Immigration Relief, Practice Highlight, Social Work, Social Workers

Children on the move: From protection towards a quality sustainable solution

International Social Service (ISS), June 2017

This publication provides practical information for global support and protection of children “on the move” and their rights. It may serve as a guide for policy-makers and those working with migrant children.

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Trump’s Executive Orders and Immigrants’ Access to Health, Food, and Other Public Programs

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Immigration Relief, Legal/Law, Practice Highlight, Social Work, Social Workers

Trump’s Executive Orders and Immigrants’ Access to Health, Food, and Other Public Programs

National Immigration Law Center (March 22, 2017)

This publication seeks to clarify changes to rules and policies that affect immigrants’ access to health, nutrition, and other critical programs in response to executive orders on “public charges”. It is intended as a resource for speaking with immigrants and immigrant families.

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Disaster Preparedness in Migrant Communities: A Manual for First Responders

By | Culture: Issues and Competencies, Immigration Relief, Practice Highlight, Social Workers, Unaccompanied Minors

Disaster Preparedness in Migrant Communities: A Manual for First Responders

Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Service (2017)

A guide providing insight into the unique experience of disasters for migrant/newcomer communities as well as best practices for preparing and responding for disasters in this context.

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Family Preparedness Plan

By | Detention, Family Separation, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Kinship Care, Practice Highlight, Spanish Resources, Youth & Families

Family Preparedness Plan

Immigrant Legal Resource Center (March 2017)

This planning guide (also available in Spanish and Chinese) helps immigrant parents in undocumented or mixed-status families prepare for the unexpected through concrete steps like arranging for alternative care for children if it should be needed.

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Reunification: Bringing Your Children Home From Foster Care

By | Foster Care, Parenting, Practice Highlight, Youth & Families

Reunification: Bringing Your Children Home From Foster Care

Child Welfare Information Gateway, Factsheets for Families (2016)

This factsheet describes the reunification process for foster children and their families, including resources and expectations of what may happen during and after foster care and how to best facilitate the return home.

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Immigrant and Refugee Children: A Guide for Educators and School Support Staff

By | Deportation, Detention, ICE, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Practice Highlight, Safety, Social Work, Social Workers, Spanish Resources, Unaccompanied Minors

Immigrant and Refugee Children: A Guide for Educators and School Support Staff

United We Dream’s Dream Educational Empowerment Program, National Immigration Law Center, First Focus, American Federation of Teachers (2016)

This guide gives practical advice to educators and school support staff that can inform their actions and be shared with immigrant families.

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