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Immigration Enforcement

Settlement Limits ICE’s Power to Stop Vehicles and Make Arrests

By | Detention, Federal Policy, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Law & Policy, Legal/Law

Settlement Limits ICE’s Power to Stop Vehicles and Make Arrests

Aimee Mayer-Salins, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (March 28, 2022)

This settlement agreement states that ICE must stop unlawful arrests through vehicle stops and other enforcement tactics in the states of Indiana, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Wisconsin and Kansas.

Four Years of Profound Change: Immigration Policy during the Trump Presidency

By | Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Federal Policy, ICE, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Law & Policy, Legal/Law, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), Unaccompanied Minors

Four Years of Profound Change: Immigration Policy during the Trump Presidency

Jessica Bolter, Emma Isreal and Sarah Pierce, Migration Policy Institute (February 2022)

This report provides a summary of immigration policies implemented during the Trump administration that significantly changed the U.S. immigration system.

A Guide to Creating “Safe Space” Policies for Early Childhood Programs

By | Child Well-Being, Early Childhood, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Legal/Law, Practice, Youth & Families

A Guide to Creating “Safe Space” Policies for Early Childhood Programs

Rebecca Ullrich & Alejandra Londono Gomez, The Center for Law and Social Policy (February 2022)

This practice guide reviews the new DHS policy regarding “protected areas”, explains ways to design and implement safe space policies, and provides example policy language for early childhood providers.

Mental Health and Wellbeing in the United We Dream Community

By | Deportation, Immigrant Families Research, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Research, Research Highlight

Mental Health and Wellbeing in the United We Dream Community

Latinx Immigrant Health Alliance and United We Dream, United We Dream (2021)

This report outlines how the COVID-19 pandemic, fear of deportation and detention, and lack of support from current and past administrations has impacted the health and wellbeing of undocumented youth and adults.

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The First Year of the Biden Administration’s Policies on Unaccompanied Children

By | Child Well-Being, Family Separation, Federal Policy, Immigration Enforcement, Law & Policy, Law/Policy Highlight, Legal/Law, Unaccompanied Minors

The First Year of the Biden Administration’s Policies on Unaccompanied Children

Kids in Need of Defense (January 11, 2022)

This report provides a summary of Biden’s policies on unaccompanied children in his first year in office and provides recommendations to further address problems within the migration system.

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The psychological effects of forced family separation on asylum-seeking children and parents at the US-Mexico border: A qualitative analysis of medico-legal documents

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

The psychological effects of forced family separation on asylum-seeking children and parents at the US-Mexico border: A qualitative analysis of medico-legal documents

Kathryn Hampton, Elsa Raker, Hajar Habbach, Linda Camaj Deda, Michele Heisler, and Ranit Mishori; PLOS ONE (November 24, 2021)

This study explored narratives from parents and children separated as a result of the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy. Data indicated significant negative mental health outcomes even after reunification.