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ICE

Fact Sheet: Parental Interests Directive

By | Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Federal Policy, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Law & Policy, Parental Interests Directive

Fact Sheet: Parental Interests Directive

First Focus (September 3, 2013)

On August 23, 2013, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued a directive on Facilitating Parental Interests in the Course of Immigration Enforcement Activities, or the Parental Interest Directive. The Directive is a response to the large and growing number of U.S. citizen children with immigrant parents or guardians who have been detained or deported, and is meant to ensure that detained and removed parents and guardians can maintain a relationship with their children and make decisions in their best interest. Written by Wendy Cervantes, Vice President, Immigration and Child Rights Policy, First Focus.

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ICE’s Parental Interests Directive: Helping Families Caught Between the Immigration and Child Welfare Systems

By | Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Federal Policy, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Law & Policy, Parental Interests Directive

ICE’s Parental Interests Directive: Helping Families Caught Between the Immigration and Child Welfare Systems

Women’s Refugee Commission (August 26, 2013)

Written by Emily Butera, Senior Program Officer, this blog discusses a long awaited directive on “Facilitating Parental Interests in the Course of Civil Immigration Enforcement Activities” released by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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Facilitating Parental Interests in the Course of Civil Immigration Enforcement Activities

By | Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Federal Policy, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Law & Policy, Legal/Law, Parental Interests Directive, Resources

Facilitating Parental Interests in the Course of Civil Immigration Enforcement Activities

U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (August 2013)

Full text of the Parental Interest Directive issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in August 2013.

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The Reuniting Immigrant Families Act (SB1064) – Helping Families in the Family & Juvenile Court System

By | Child Well-Being, Deportation, Detention, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Presentations, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), Training & Tools, Unaccompanied Minors

The Reuniting Immigrant Families Act (SB1064) – Helping Families in the Family & Juvenile Court System

Immigrant Legal Resource Center and First Focus (March 27, 2013)

Presented by Angie Junck (Immigrant Legal Resource Center) & Yali Lincroft (First Focus) California Administrative Office of the Courts, San Francisco, CA, March 2013

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Children in Harm’s Way: Criminal Justice, Immigration Enforcement, and Child Welfare

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

Children in Harm’s Way: Criminal Justice, Immigration Enforcement, and Child Welfare

Sentencing Project, First Focus and Migration and Child Welfare National Network (January, 2013)

Children in Harm’s Way is a compilation of articles written by leading scholars, policy analysts, legal experts, and practitioners that explores how children are harmed when the criminal justice, immigration enforcement, and child welfare systems converge.

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Falling Through the Cracks: The Impact of Immigration Enforcement on Children Caught Up in the Child Welfare System

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Welfare System Research, Child Well-Being, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Foster Care, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Research, Resources, Trauma

Falling Through the Cracks: The Impact of Immigration Enforcement on Children Caught Up in the Child Welfare System

American Immigration Council (December 2012)

This article highlights the unique challenges that federal and state immigration enforcement actions pose to child well-being and family unity, including the repercussions for children and families involved in the child welfare system.

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The Intersection of Immigration Law, Its Enforcement, and Social Work Practice

By | Adoption, Child Well-Being, CICW Presentations, Family Separation, Foster Care, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Kinship Care, Social Work, Trauma

The Intersection of Immigration Law, its Enforcement, and Social Work Practice

Presented by Yali Lincroft, First Focus, & Alan Dettlaff, Jane Addams College of Social Work
Council on Social Work Education, Washington, DC (November 2012)
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Overview of Child Welfare Immigration Policies and Programs

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Well-Being, Deportation, Family Separation, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Kinship Care, Legal/Law, Presentations, State Policies, Training & Tools

Overview of Child Welfare Immigration Policies and Programs

First Focus (October 5, 2012)

Presented by Yali Lincroft (First Focus) South Carolina Department of Social Services and Court Staff, Columbia, SC, October 2012

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