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A Child Welfare/Immigration Case Example

By | CICW Publications, CICW Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books, Family Separation, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Legal/Law, Parental Interests Directive, Parenting, Resources

A Child Welfare / Immigration Case Example

(2012)

This case example involves an actual case and questions that were posed to the Immigrant Children’s Lawyers Network. Comments were provided by a dependency attorney, two retired child welfare agency directors, and an immigration/child welfare consultant.

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Shattered Families: The Perilous Intersection of Immigration Enforcement and the Child Welfare System

By | Child Maltreatment, Child Welfare System Research, Child Well-Being, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Family Violence, Foster Care, ICE, Immigrant Families Research, Immigration Enforcement, Research, Resources, Spanish Resources

Shattered Families: The Perilous Intersection of Immigration Enforcement and the Child Welfare System

Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation (formerly the Applied Research Center) (November 2011)

This extensive report is the first national investigation on threats to families when immigration enforcement and the child welfare system intersect. It explores the extent to which children in foster care are prevented from uniting with their detained or deported parents and the failures of the child welfare system to adequately work to reunify these families.

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Disappearing Parents: A Report on Immigration Enforcement and the Child Welfare System

By | Child Welfare System Research, Child Well-Being, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Foster Care, ICE, Immigrant Families Research, Immigration Enforcement, Research, Resources

Disappearing Parents: A Report on Immigration Enforcement and the Child Welfare System

Southwest Institute for Research on Women & Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program, University of Arizona (2011)

This report describes families entangled in two vast bureaucracies – the federal immigration enforcement system and the state child welfare system. The report is based on over a year of research, including over fifty surveys and twenty interviews with juvenile court judges, attorneys representing children and parents in juvenile court, and case workers in Child Protective Services.

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Caught Between Systems: The Intersection of Immigration and Child Welfare Policies

By | Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Federal Policy, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Language Issues, Law & Policy

Caught Between Systems: The Intersection of Immigration and Child Welfare Policies

Wendy Cervantes, Yali Lincroft, & Ken Borelli, First Focus (May 21, 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. In three papers, authors address immigration enforcement, language, cultural, immigration relief, public benefits, and child welfare financing.

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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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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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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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