Implications of Important State Child Welfare/Immigration-Related Appellate Court Opinions

Migration and Child Welfare National Network (April 2013)

This brief, written by Howard Davidson, Director of the ABA Center on Children and the Law, American Bar Association, reviews a number of state appellate court decisions that have involved immigration issues in child welfare cases. For each case, a summary of the appellate court opinion is presented, along with implications for child welfare and legal systems.

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