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Kinship Care

Understanding and Improving the Quality of Service Delivery for Immigrant Families Involved with the Child Welfare System

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Maltreatment, CICW Presentations, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Foster Care, Immigrant Youth, Kinship Care, Legal/Law, Social Work, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

Understanding and Improving the Quality of Service Delivery for Immigrant Families Involved with the Child Welfare System

2014 ALLIANCE WEBINAR SERIES #3

Presented by Alan Dettlaff, Jane Addams College of Social Work; Wendy Cervantes, First Focus; & Lyn Morland, Senior Consultant, CICW (July 2014)
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Guide for Detained and Removed Parents with Child Custody Concerns

By | Child Well-Being, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Foster Care, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Kinship Care, Legal/Law, Parental Interests Directive, Parenting, Practice, Resources, Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books, Training & Tools, Youth & Families

Guide for Detained and Removed Parents with Child Custody Concerns

Women’s Refugee Commission (June 2014)

Coinciding with the release of ICE’s Directive on Facilitating Parental Interests in the Course of Civil Immigration Enforcement Activities, the Women’s Refugee Commission has released a two-page guide for detained and deported parents with child custody concerns. This guide, which ICE will make available in all immigration detention facilities housing adults for more than 72 hours, provides parents with steps they can take to protect their parental rights; information on family court proceedings, parent-child visitation, and coordinating care of children; as well as helpful ICE resources for detainees.

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Keeping Immigrant Families in the Child Protection System Together

By | Adoption, Family Separation, Foster Care, Immigration Enforcement, Kinship Care, Legal Professionals, Practice, Resources, Social Work, Social Workers, State Policies

Keeping Immigrant Families in the Child Protection System Together

ABA Child Law Practice (April 2014)

Written by Ann Park, this article discusses the barriers to family reunification that children in foster care experience when they have a detained or deported parent. The author identifies federal and state legislation that helps to reduce these barriers and provides practice recommendations for child welfare agencies, dependency courts, and attorneys.

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All County Letter No. 14-21

By | Family Separation, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Kinship Care, Law & Policy, Social Work, State Policies, State Policy

All County Letter No. 14-21

State of California Health and Human Services Agency, Department of Social Services (March 19, 2014)

In March of 2014, the California Department of Social Services issued this all county letter, which provides information on the key components of Senate Bill 1064.

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What If I’m Picked Up By I.C.E. In Arizona? Making A Family Plan: Preparing For the Possibility of Being Detained, Deported, and Separated from Your Children

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Kinship Care, Legal/Law, Parenting, Practice, Resources, State Policies, Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books, Training & Tools, Youth & Families

What If I’m Picked Up By I.C.E. In Arizona? Making A Family Plan: Preparing For the Possibility of Being Detained, Deported, and Separated from Your Children

Steptoe & Johnson LLP and The Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project (2014)

Created by Barbara Kagan, Lindsay Marshall, Lauren Dasse, Laurie Melrood, and Cindy Schlosser, this English language manual provides guidance for immigrant parents in Arizona on developing a plan to protect their parental rights in the event that they are apprehended by ICE.

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¿Y qué si me agarra y me arresta el I.C.E. en Arizona?

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Kinship Care, Legal/Law, Parenting, Practice, Safety, Spanish Resources, Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books, Training & Tools, Youth & Families

¿Y qué si me agarra y me arresta el I.C.E. en Arizona?

Desarollando un Plan de Familia: Una Guia de Preparación de Familia Contra la Posibilidad de Estar Detenido, o Ser Deportado, y Quedar Separado de Sus Hijos/as

Steptoe & Johnson LLP and The Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project (2014)

Created by Barbara Kagan, Lindsay Marshall, Lauren Dasse, Laurie Melrood, and Cindy Schlosser, this Spanish language manual provides guidance for immigrant parents in Arizona on developing a plan to protect their parental rights in the event that they are apprehended by ICE.

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Webinar: The Reuniting Immigrant Families Act: A Case Study on California’s Senate Bill 1064

By | Family Separation, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Kinship Care, Law & Policy, Presentations, Social Work, State Policies, State Policy

Webinar: The Reuniting Immigrant Families Act: A Case Study on California’s Senate Bill 1064

First Focus and State Policy Advocacy & Reform Center (June 11, 2013)

This is a recording of the The Reuniting Immigrant Families Act: A Case Study on California’s Senate Bill 1064 webinar. Speakers included Yali Lincroft, Consultant, First Focus Campaign for Children; Wendy Cervantes, Vice President, Immigration and Child Rights Policy, First Focus Campaign for Children; Alex Salgado, Legislative Aide to California Senator Kevin de Leon; and Laurie Melrood, Children’s Advocate, Arizona.

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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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California Senate Bill 1064: Reuniting Immigrant Families

By | Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Foster Care, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Kinship Care, Law & Policy, Legal/Law, Social Work, State Policies, State Policy

California Senate Bill 1064: Reuniting Immigrant Families

California Senate (September 30, 2012)

Signed into law October 1, 2012, the Reuniting Immigrant Families Act prioritizes keeping children with their families and out of the public child welfare system when possible. SB1064 authorizes more time for child welfare agencies to find and reunite detained and deported parents with their children or find placement with relatives, regardless of their immigration status. It requires the California Department of Social Services to provide guidance on filing special immigrant relief options and for working with foreign consulates regarding the custody of children of deported parents.

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