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Immigration Enforcement

State Immigration Enforcement Policies

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State Immigration Enforcement Policies

Julia Gelatt, Heather Koball, Hamutal Bernstein, Carmaine Runes, Eleanor Pratt, Urban Institute & National Center for Children in Poverty (May 2017)

This report from Urban Institute and the National Center for Children in Poverty found that expanding state immigration enforcement policies increased material hardship (such as eviction or difficulty paying for basic household expenses) in immigrant households with children. Although the policies target unauthorized immigrant populations, lawful immigrant households also experienced more material hardship in states with expanded enforcement, suggesting a broader climate of fear created by such policies.

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Estimated Impacts of the Proposed Public Charge Rule on Immigrants and Medicaid

By | Highlighted Resources, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Practice, Practice Highlight, Resources, Social Workers, Topics

Estimated Impacts of the Proposed Public Charge Rule on Immigrants and Medicaid

Samantha Artiga, Rachel Garfield, and Anthony Damico, Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation (October 11, 2018)

This analysis provides new estimates of the potential impacts from the proposed changes to the public charge rule. Using 2014 Survey of Income and Program Participation data, it examines the (1) share of noncitizens who originally entered the U.S. without LPR status who have characteristics that DHS could potentially weigh negatively in a public charge determination and (2) number of individuals who would disenroll from Medicaid under different scenarios.

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A Timeline: How the Trump Administration is Rolling Back Protections for Children

By | Family Separation, Federal Policy, Highlighted Resources, Immigration Enforcement, Law & Policy, Law/Policy Highlight

A Timeline: How the Trump Administration is Rolling Back Protections for Children

Kids in Need of Defense (October 9, 2018)

This updated publication provides a detailed timeline of the Trump administration’s actions to rollback child protection, including when all these actions took place, who put them into action, and what the impact on children is.

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The Impacts of Parental Incarceration on Children and Families

By | Child Well-Being, CICW Publications, Detention, Family Separation, Highlighted Resources, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Research Briefs, Research Highlight, Social Work, Trauma

The Impacts of Parental Incarceration on Children and Families

Julie Poehlmann-Tynan, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Erin Sugrue, Augsburg University; Jacquelynn Duron, Rutgers University; Dianne Ciro, San Diego State University; Amy Messex, New Mexico Highlands University; Scholars Taking Action for Families (STAFF): A CICW Workgroup (September 12, 2018)

This NEW CICW research brief summarizes recent findings on the negative consequences of parental incarceration on children and families, identifies the connection to detention of immigrant parents, and provides practice and policy recommendations.

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How do Immigrant Children and Families Experience Immigrant Detention?

By | Child Well-Being, CICW Publications, Detention, Family Separation, Immigration Enforcement, Research Briefs, Social Work, Trauma

How do Immigrant Children and Families Experience Immigrant Detention?

Thomas M. Crea, Boston College; Laurie Cook Heffron, St. Edwards University; Catherine LaBrenz, University of Texas at Austin; and Alejandra Ros Pilarz, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Scholars Taking Action for Families (STAFF): A CICW Workgroup  (September 12, 2018)

This CICW research brief reviews the existing literature on the impacts of immigration detention on children and families, and provides recommendations to support and promote their well-being.

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Resources for Families Facing Deportation and Separation

By | Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Highlighted Resources, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Legal Professionals, Parental Interests Directive, Practice, Practice Highlight, Social Workers, Spanish Resources, Topics, Youth & Families

Resources for Families Facing Deportation and Separation

Women’s Refugee Commission (July, 2018)

These guides and reports provide information about family separation, safety planning, and child welfare for families facing detention and deportation. The documents provide tools for preventing family separation and resources for families caught between the immigration and child welfare systems. Available in English and Spanish.

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How to Talk About Public Charge with Immigrants and Their Families

By | Child Well-Being, Deportation, Immigration Enforcement, Legal Professionals, Legal/Law, Practice, Social Work, Social Workers, Topics

How to Talk About Public Charge with Immigrants and Their Families

National Immigration Law Center (August 7th, 2018)

This issue brief summarizes topline Protecting Immigrant Families Campaign messages and talking points recommended when communicating with immigrant communities.

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Recommendations for Reunifying Separated Family Members

By | Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Legal Professionals, Legal/Law, Practice Highlight, Social Work, Social Workers

Recommendations for Reunifying Separated Family Members

Kids in Need of Defense (July 13, 2018)

In this publication, KIND outlines its recommendations for separated children, detained parents, and deported parents to ensure the best interests of these families and protect their access to due process.

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Fact Sheet: No Child Should Face Immigration Court Alone

By | Family Separation, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Legal Professionals, Legal/Law, Practice Highlight, Social Workers, Unaccompanied Minors

Fact Sheet: No Child Should Face Immigration Court Alone

Kids in Need of Defense (August 22, 2018)

This fact sheet provides some statistics on the number of unaccompanied children in the U.S., what legal protections the have, how KIND advocates for these children, and what others can do.

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Pre-Migration Trauma Exposure and Mental Health Functioning among Central American Migrants Arriving at the US Border

By | Immigrant Families Research, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Legal/Law, Research Highlight, Trauma

Pre-Migration Trauma Exposure and Mental Health Functioning among Central American Migrants Arriving at the US Border

Allen Keller, Amy Joscelyne, Megan Granski, and Barry Rosenfeld, PLoS ONE (January 10, 2017)

This study examines pre-migration trauma exposure and current mental health status of migrant families arriving at the U.S. border from the Northern Triangle region, with a focus on why they left their home country and the frequency of qualifying for asylum.

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