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Immigrant Families & Child Welfare Systems: Emerging Needs & Promising Policies 

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Immigrant Families & Child Welfare Systems: Emerging Needs & Promising Policies

Mark Greenberg, Randy Capps, Andrew Kalweit, Jennifer Grishkin, and Ann Flagg, Migration Policy Institute (April 2019)
This report presents key policy issues for child welfare agencies with respect to working with immigrant families as well as promising best practices and agency approaches.
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Immigrant Family Separation & Detention Resource List

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Immigrant Family Separation & Detention Resource List

Center on Immigration & Child Welfare (April 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 Handout

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 (April 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.
Culturally Competent Practice Resource List

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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Immigration Data Matters

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Immigration Data Matters

Jeanne Batalova, Andriy Shymonyak, and Michelle Mittelstadt, Migration Policy Institute (March 2018)
This useful online guide links users directly to the most credible, high-quality data on immigrants and immigration in the United States and internationally. The easy-to-use publication includes more than 220 data resources compiled by governmental and authoritative nongovernmental sources.

An Overview of Public Charge

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An Overview of Public Charge

Em Puhl, Erin Quinn and Sally Kinoshita, Immigrant Legal Resource Center (December 2018)

This advisory seeks to provide practitioners with current information about the status of public charge. With the proposed rule not being law, this advisory provides an understanding of the current public charge rule, who is subject to the rule, and which pubic benefits are included.

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