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Parental Interests Directive

Resources for Families Facing Deportation and Separation

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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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Detention and Removal of Alien Parents or Legal Guardians (formerly Parental Interests Directive)

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Detention and Removal of Alien Parents or Legal Guardians (formerly Parental Interests Directive)

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (August 29, 2017)

This updated version of the Parental Interests Directive was recently made available to the public and contains new language and information.

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Fact Sheet: Policies and Procedures Involving Detained Parents and Legal Guardians

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Fact Sheet: Policies and Procedures Involving Detained Parents and Legal Guardians

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (March 2018)

Screening Questions for Immigrant Youth: Determining Potential Avenues for Legal Status

By | Deportation, Family Separation, ICE, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Relief, Parental Interests Directive, Practice Highlight, Social Workers, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) | No Comments

Screening Questions for Immigrant Youth: Determining Potential Avenues for Legal Status

Immigrant Legal Resource Center (Sep 22, 2017)

This short screening sheet is designed to help child welfare professionals identify potential avenues for noncitizen youth to gain legal status.

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Health and Social Service Needs of U.S.-Citizen Children with Detained or Deported Immigrant Parents

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Health and Social Service Needs of U.S.-Citizen Children with Detained or Deported Immigrant Parents

Heather Koball et al., Migration Policy Institute (Sept 15, 2017)

This Urban Institute-MPI report examines the involvement of families with a deported parent with health and social service systems, as well as their needs and the barriers they face accessing such services.

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Make a Plan: Migrant Parents’ Guide to Preventing Family Separation

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Make a Plan: Migrant Parents’ Guide to Preventing Family Separation

Women’s Refugee Commission, undated

Available in both English and Spanish, this guide helps immigrant parents understand their rights and prepare for the possibility of separation.

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Immigration and Child Welfare: What do We Need to Know in 2017?

By | Child Well-Being, Federal Policy, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Law & Policy, Law/Policy Highlight, Legal/Law, Parental Interests Directive, Presentations | No Comments

Immigration and Child Welfare: What do We Need to Know in 2017?

Amy Lemley, Angie Junck, and Rachel Prandini; John Burton Advocates for Youth and ILRC (June 23, 2017)

This web seminar discusses: 1) what is happening nationally with immigration law and policy; 2) protections for immigrant families in child welfare; and 3) immigration relief options for children and families.

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Applying the ICE Parental Interests Directive to Child Welfare Cases

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Applying the ICE Parental Interests Directive to Child Welfare Cases

Immigrant Legal Resource Center (August 26, 2014)

This resource summarizes the key provisions of the Directive and provides tips to those working within the dependency system on how to best ensure an immigrant parent can meaningfully participate in the dependency proceedings.

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Guide for Detained and Removed Parents with Child Custody Concerns

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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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