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Legal/Law

Widespread infringement of the civil rights and civil liberties of Unaccompanied Noncitizen Children held in the custody of CBP

By | Child Maltreatment, Detention, Federal Policy, Law & Policy, Legal/Law, Unaccompanied Minors

Widespread infringement of the civil rights and civil liberties of Unaccompanied Noncitizen Children held in the custody of CBP

Kids in Need of Defense (April 7, 2022)

This complaint filed by KIND details civil rights and civil liberties infringements experienced by unaccompanied noncitizen children in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CPB) in 2021.

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.

Policy Alert: Special Immigrant Juvenile Classification and Deferred Action

By | Federal Policy, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Relief, Law & Policy, Legal/Law, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

Policy Alert: Special Immigrant Juvenile Classification and Deferred Action

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (March 7, 2022)

This policy alert from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services highlights the changes to the new Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) policy.

Deferred Action and Work Permits for Young People with Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

By | Immigrant Youth, Immigration Relief, Legal Professionals, Legal/Law, Practice, Practice Highlight, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

Deferred Action and Work Permits for Young People with Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

Immigrant Legal Resource Center (March 16, 2022)

This guide provides information about the new Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) policy, answers key questions, and provides resources to learn more.

Safe-Zone Schools and Children with Undocumented Parents

By | Child Well-Being, Deportation, Immigrant Families Research, Legal/Law, Research, Safety

Safe-Zone Schools and Children with Undocumented Parents

Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, José R. Bucheli & Ana P. Martinez-Donate, National Symposium on Family Issues (November 27, 2021)

This research explores different geographical areas that have adopted safe-zone policies and assesses how these polices protect students from the potential negative impacts of immigration enforcement. (Note this chapter is not open access.)