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Learn the role of state courts and legal practitioners in a young person's journey toward gaining Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.
Undocumented immigrant children face challenges accessing education in the United States. Learn how these challenges can affect their ability to obtain legal relief and some solutions.
State courts play a key role deciding which unaccompanied immigrant children are eligible for legal protection.
A summary of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's recent directive to ensure immigration enforcement against parents and legal guardians does not disrupt parents' rights unnecessarily.
As the numbers of unaccompanied immigrant children arriving in the U.S. grows, legal representation is critical to help them navigate their legal options.
More than two-thirds of uninsured children with immigrant parents are U.S. citizens, according to a new analysis.
Recent developments have highlighted issues immigrant families face in the child welfare system. This article discusses legislation enacted in California that addresses some of these questions, as well as recent federal policy that helps safeguard the parental rights of undocumented immigrants involved in federal immigration enforcement proceedings.
Several legal avenues are available to protect immigrant children who experience maltreatment. This article walks advocates through the options and empowers lawyers to help these vulnerable youth.
The fate of unaccompanied immigrant minors is largely determined by whether an attorney will represent them and serve as their advocate. Learn how advocates can help and legal remedies to protect these children.
The federal Adoption and Safe Families Act interacts with aspects of U.S. immigration law in ways that affect decisions for immigrant families. This article explores its effects and shares improvements and practice tips.
Undocumented immigrants are parents too. That is the simple yet critical message of Hirokazu Yoshikawa’s recent Immigrants Raising Citizens.
Most undocumented foster children who cannot be reunified with their families can become permanent residents by obtaining Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS).
In communities throughout the country, undocumented immigrants are being seized during workplace raids by federal law enforcement. The raids happen suddenly and often ignore that many of those detained are parents.