Category

Family Separation

The Impact of Detention and Deportation on Latino Immigrant Children and Families: A Quantitative Exploration

By | Child Well-Being, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Immigrant Families Research, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Research Highlight

The Impact of Detention and Deportation on Latino Immigrant Children and Families: A Quantitative Exploration

Kalina M. Brabeck and Qingwen Xu, Rhode Island College (July 2010)

This quantitative analysis found that parents with higher levels of legal vulnerability report a greater impact of detention/deportation on the family environment and children’s well-being. It also provides practice and policy implications.

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The Impact of Immigration Enforcement on Child Welfare

By | Child Well-Being, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Federal Policy, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Law & Policy

The Impact of Immigration Enforcement on Child Welfare

First Focus (April 7, 2010)

This comprehensive series of papers and fact sheets examines the challenges that arise when the immigration and child welfare systems collide, and provides policy recommendations on how the two systems can work together to better protect the interests of children and families.

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Immigrants and the Child Welfare System: Current Issues Facing Dependency Judges

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Well-Being, Family Separation, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Legal/Law, Presentations, Resources, Social Work, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), Training & Tools, Trainings, Unaccompanied Minors

Immigrants and the Child Welfare System: Current Issues Facing Dependency Judges

Center on Immigration and Child Welfare (March 2010)

A presentation covering the state of research and knowledge related to immigrants and the child welfare system in 2006 – 2010, with specific focus on issues facing dependency judges.

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Immigration Enforcement and Family Separation

By | Child Well-Being, Family Separation, Immigration Enforcement, Legal Professionals, Legal/Law, Parenting, Practice, Resources, Social Work

Immigration Enforcement and Family Separation

First Focus (March 2010)

This article highlights how children face real and lasting consequences when immigration enforcement actions are taken against their parents. Reform efforts should minimize the trauma to children and avoid family separation whenever possible.

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Facing Our Future: Children in the Aftermath of Immigration Enforcement

By | Child Well-Being, Family Separation, ICE, Immigrant Families Research, Immigration Enforcement, Research, Resources, Safety

Facing Our Future: Children in the Aftermath of Immigration Enforcement

Urban Institute (February 2010)

This report by the Urban Institute examines the consequences of parental arrest, detention, and deportation on 190 children in 85 families in six locations, providing in-depth details on parent-child separations, economic hardships, and children’s well-being.

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A Child Welfare Flowchart

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Well-Being, CICW Publications, CICW Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books, Family Separation, Foster Care, Kinship Care, Practice, Resources, Safety, Social Work, Social Workers, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books

A Child Welfare Flowchart

A Social Worker’s Toolkit for Working With Immigrant Families

(August 2009)

This toolkit illustrates how and when immigration issues may arise during the chronology of a child welfare case. The flowchart begins at the point of a maltreatment report and continues through assessment, diversion or intervention, removal, dependency issues, and permanency planning.

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Intentions and Results: A Look Back at the Adoption and Safe Families Act 

By | Adoption, Child Well-Being, Detention, Family Separation, Federal Policy, Foster Care, Law & Policy, Practice, Resources, Social Workers

Intentions and Results: A Look Back at the Adoption and Safe Families Act

Center for the Study of Social Policy & Urban Institute (2009)

This publication examines the effects of the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997, including, “The Impact of ASFA on Immigrant Families in the Child Welfare System.”

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Foster Care Placement Settings and Permanency Planning: Patterns by Child Generation and Ethnicity

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Welfare System Research, Child Well-Being, Family Separation, Foster Care, Immigrant Youth, Research, Resources, Social Work, Trauma

Foster Care Placement Settings and Permanency Planning: Patterns by Child Generation and Ethnicity

Tracy Vericker, Daniel Kuehn, Randolph Capps, Urban Institute (May 7, 2007)

A brief from a series of studies which provide estimates of first- and second-generation immigrant children in out-of-home care and the experiences of those children in the Texas child welfare system.

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Paying the Price: The Impact of Immigration Raids on America’s Children

By | Child Welfare System Research, Child Well-Being, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, ICE, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Legal/Law, Research, Resources, State Policies

Paying the Price: The Impact of Immigration Raids on America’s Children

Urban Institute & National Council of La Raza (2007)

This report details the consequences of immigration enforcement operations on children’s psychological, educational, economic, and social well-being. The report profiles three communities that experienced large-scale work-site raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): Greeley, CO; Grand Island, NE; and New Bedford, MA.

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