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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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Women’s Refugee Commission Intake Process for Removed Parents

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Women’s Refugee Commission Intake Process for Removed Parents

WRC (July 2018)

The WRC’s intake form can be used to collect key information that can help removed parents connect to legal resources and other needed assistance. Questions highlighted in yellow are particular to the ACLU lawsuit; the form includes specific consents to share information with the ACLU and/or with WRC if there is interest in doing so. If you are helping a parent complete the form, please make sure you record their consent as desired. Completed forms may be sent to intake@wrcommission.org, or uploaded to the Dropbox account noted on the form. Questions may also be directed to intake@wrcommission.org.

Spanish Intake Form

English Intake Form

 

Familias Inmigrantes Separadas por El Gobierno Estadounidense Facebook Group

By | Child Well-Being, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, ICE, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Parenting, Practice Highlight, Social Work, Social Workers, Spanish Resources, Youth & Families

Familias Inmigrantes Separadas por El Gobierno Estadounidense Facebook Group

CLINIC and Al Otro Lado (July 2018)

CLINIC and Al Otro Lado Facebook Group for Separated Families: For those working directly with separated families, CLINIC and Al Otro Lado created a closed Facebook group called Familias Inmigrantes Separadas por El Gobierno Estadounidense to provide separated parents with easy-to-access legal orientation in Spanish and an informal support group. CLINIC and Al Otro Lado also hope to use this Facebook group to find and connect deported parents. If you or your organization are welcoming and screening families, please share the flyer below with the families. Please note this group is exclusively for parents.

Access Flyer

Cecilia and the Long Walk (Audio Recordings)

By | Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Deportation, Detention, Early Childhood, Family Separation, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Parenting, Social Work, Social Workers, Spanish Resources, Trauma, Youth & Families

Cecilia and the Long Walk (Audio Recordings)

Julie Ribaudo, Sara Stein and Paige Safyer, University of Michigan (July 2018)

New English and Spanish resources for use with reunified children and parents, developed by experts in infant mental health and child development at the University of Michigan. These audio books may help parents help their children through the transition and reunification and process the traumatic experience of separation, and may be especially helpful for those agencies that are on the front lines helping to reunify children and parents. There are also accompanying books (English and Spanish) and coloring books (English and Spanish).

Spanish Recording English Recording Spanish & English Recording

Cecilia and the Long Walk (Coloring Books)

By | Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Deportation, Detention, Early Childhood, Family Separation, Immigration Enforcement, Parenting, Practice, Social Work, Social Workers, Spanish Resources, Trauma, Youth & Families

Cecilia and the Long Walk (Coloring Books)

Julie Ribaudo, Sara Stein and Paige Safyer, University of Michigan (July 2018)

New English and Spanish resources for use with reunified children and parents, developed by experts in infant mental health and child development at the University of Michigan. These coloring books may help parents help their children through the transition and reunification and process the traumatic experience of separation, and may be especially helpful for those agencies that are on the front lines helping to reunify children and parents. There are also accompanying books (English and Spanish) and audio recordings (English, Spanish, and Combo).

English Coloring Book Spanish Coloring Book

Cecilia and the Long Walk

By | Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Deportation, Detention, Early Childhood, Family Separation, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Parenting, Practice, Practice Highlight, Social Work, Social Workers, Spanish Resources, Trauma, Youth & Families

Cecilia and the Long Walk

Julie Ribaudo, Sara Stein and Paige Safyer, University of Michigan (July 2018)

New English and Spanish resources for use with reunified children and parents, developed by experts in infant mental health and child development at the University of Michigan. This book may help parents help their children through the transition and reunification and process the traumatic experience of separation, and may be especially helpful for those agencies that are on the front lines helping to reunify children and parents. There are also accompanying coloring books (English and Spanish) and audio recordings (English, Spanish, and Combo).

English Book Spanish Book

 

User-friendly Checklists Now Available!

By | Child Well-Being, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Highlighted Resources, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Legal/Law, Practice, Practice Highlight, Resources, Social Work, Social Workers, Spanish Resources, Youth & Families

User-friendly Checklists Now Available!

Appleseed Network (May 10, 2018)

Appleseed has created 14 different user-friendly checklists that correspond with various chapters in the “Protecting Assets and Child Custody in the Face of Deportation” Manual. The material in the Manual itself is quite technical, but these checklists have been designed to give readers an overview of each topic, as well as some quick tips for how they can begin to prepare.

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Trump’s Immigration Policies Are Harming American Children

By | Child Well-Being, Deportation, Early Childhood, Family Separation, Federal Policy, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Law & Policy, Law/Policy Highlight, Spanish Resources, Trauma

Trump’s Immigration Policies Are Harming American Children

Leila Schochet, Center for American Progress (July 31, 2017)

This issue brief discusses how Trump’s immigration policies impact young children and details current research on the impacts of breaking families apart, instilling fear in immigrant communities, and preventing families from accessing programs that meet children’s basic needs.

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