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Transnational Resources

Building Bridges for Every Child: Reception, Care and Services to Support Unaccompanied Children in the United States

By | Child Well-Being, Detention, Family Separation, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Transnational Resources, Unaccompanied Minors

Building Bridges for Every Child: Reception, Care and Services to Support Unaccompanied Children in the United States

UNICEF (February 2021) 

This report from UNICEF provides a roadmap of practice in the humane reception of unaccompanied children. Utilizing examples from both the United States and abroad, it provides eight recommendations that span the work of international child rights, domestic child welfare, and immigration to create an environment that functions in the best interest of children.

Connecting Cross-Border Families

By | Family Separation, Foster Care, Highlighted Resources, Legal/Law, Practice, Practice Highlight, Social Workers, Topics, Transnational Resources, Unaccompanied Minors

Connecting Cross-Border Families 

Child Welfare Information Gateway (November 13, 2020) 

In this podcast, Elaine Weisman of the ISS-USA discusses topics relating to cross-border cases, including resources for caseworkers seeking to reunify families separated at the border and how current laws and policies can impact agencies working across borders. 

A Toolkit for Child Welfare Cases – Judges, Attorneys and Child Welfare Personnel

By | Family Separation, Highlighted Resources, Immigrant Youth, Legal Professionals, Legal/Law, Practice, Practice Highlight, Resources, Social Work, Social Workers, Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books, Training & Tools, Transnational Resources

A Toolkit for Child Welfare Cases – Judges, Attorneys and Child Welfare Personnel

Southern Arizona Transnational Task Force (2018)

The goal of this document was to initiate and improve communications and to develop a tool kit to provide judges, attorneys and DCS case workers in Arizona with detailed information on how best to address child welfare cases that involve a transnational family – those with close members and meaningful ties in at least two countries.

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