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Trauma in Immigrant Families Resource List

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Trauma in Immigrant Families Resource List

Center on Immigration & Child Welfare (November 2019)
This document provides a list of vetted resources that explain the risk of trauma in immigrant and refugee groups, responses and strategies to mitigate the impact of trauma in the context of the political environment in the U.S., and tools for agencies and individual providers use in practice with immigrant and refugee families.
Trauma Resource List

Legal Resource List

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Legal Resource List

Center on Immigration & Child Welfare, Corinne Wolfe Center for Child & Family Justice (November 2019)
This document highlights legal resources related to child welfare, public benefits, separated children, special immigrant juvenile status, and trauma responsive practice.
Legal Resource List

Immigrant Family Separation & Detention Resource List

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Immigrant Family Separation & Detention Resource List

Center on Immigration & Child Welfare (November 2019)
This document provides a list of vetted resources aimed at enhancing knowledge and understanding of the topics of immigrant family separation, family detention and incarceration, the Flores Settlement Agreement, and the Office of Refugee Resettlement federal foster care program. It also provides resources for legal and social services providers working with families and on issues of family separation and detention.
Family Detention & Separation Resource List

Culturally Competent Practice With Immigrant & Refugee Families Resource List

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Culturally Competent Practice With Immigrant & Refugee Families Resource List

Center on Immigration & Child Welfare (November 2019)
This document provides a list of vetted resources aimed at enhancing knowledge and implementation of culturally competent practice with immigrant and refugees in the child welfare system, in direct practice settings, and in communities.
Cultural Engagement Resources List

Best Practices to Support Immigrant Families Involved in the Child Welfare System

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Best Practices to Support Immigrant Families Involved in the Child Welfare System

Center on Immigration & Child Welfare (November 2019)
This document highlights best practices with respect to child welfare agency policy & procedure, workforce training, law and policy, transnational practice, and cross-systems collaboration to support immigrant families.
Child Welfare Best Practice List

Children as Bait: Impacts of the ORR-DHS Information-Sharing Agreement

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Children as Bait: Impacts of the ORR-DHS Information-Sharing Agreement

Women’s Refugee Commission, National Immigrant Justice Center, Washington College of Law (March, 2019)

This report reviews the potential impacts of the new Memorandum of Agreement between the HHS and DHS to share information about unaccompanied children in government custody and their prospective sponsors. The report evaluates findings from a survey of individuals involved in the sponsorship application and vetting processes—including attorneys, biometrics technicians and fingerprint specialists, and child advocates—in order to better understand and document the full range of implications of this new MOA.

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Report: Trump Administration Has Deported 471 Parents Without Their Children

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Report: Trump Administration Has Deported 471 Parents Without Their Children

The Trump administration has identified nearly 500 parents deported from the U.S. without their children, according to a recent court filing in a lawsuit related to family separations at the border. Many were not given the option to reunify with their children.

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Visualizing Trends for Children of Immigrants

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Visualizing Trends for Children of Immigrants

Urban Institute (February, 2016)

This recently updated tool presents data and trends over time on children of immigrants and their parents, families, and households for states and the top 100 metropolitan areas. This information is available starting in 2006 and updated as of March 2019.

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