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Latest News: Immigration Enforcement

Press Releases

  1. First Focus Commends Democratic Leaders for Standing by Children, Supports Call for Administrative Relief for DREAM-Eligible Youth [April 14, 2011]
  2. New Report Highlights Impact of Immigration Enforcement on the Child Welfare System [April 28, 2010]

In the News

  1. Deportations splitting families, U.S.-born kids [February 13, 2012]
  2. HELP Act Introduction– Protecting Vulnerable Children in America [January 24, 2011]
  3. Immigration Enforcement and Family Separation: Unintended Consequences for Children and Families [January 24, 2011]
  4. Immigration Enforcement and Family Separation: Unintended Consequences for Children and Families [June 6, 2010]
  5. The Impact of Immigration on Child Welfare [May 5, 2010]

Top of Our List

  1. Celebrating DACA’s First Anniversary [August 15, 2013]
  2. United to Keep Our Families Together [December 10, 2012]
  3. There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays: A Wish from Our Children [December 23, 2011]
  4. Shattered Families: New Report Takes Closer Look at Devastating Effects of Immigration Enforcement [November 2, 2011]
  5. My Mother’s Story and Why I’m Going to Georgia [September 26, 2011]
  6. Uniting Our Voices for Immigrant Children of Incarcerated Parents [May 10, 2011]
  7. A Mother and Son Await Justice [February 3, 2011]
  8. Impact of Immigration on Latino Children in Georgia [June 25, 2010]

Events

  1. Webinar: Immigrant Victims Facing Termination of Parental Rights as a Consequence of Detention or Deportation [June 17, 2010]

Library Items: Reports

  1. Children in Harm's Way: Criminal Justice, Immigration Enforcement, and Child Welfare [February 1, 2013]
  2. Families on the Front Lines [September 27, 2012]
  3. A Dream of Youthful Hopes [September 27, 2012]
  4. Caught Between Systems: The Intersection of Immigration and Child Welfare Policies [May 20, 2010]
  5. The Impact of Immigration Enforcement on Child Welfare [April 29, 2010]

Library Items: Fact Sheets

  1. Legal Protections for Unaccompanied Minors in the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2008 [July 14, 2014]
  2. Parental Interest Directive [September 3, 2013]
  3. Principles for Children in Immigration Reform [February 5, 2013]
  4. An Analysis of the ACHIEVE Act vs. the DREAM Act [November 28, 2012]
  5. Deferred Action for Immigrant Youth [August 8, 2012]
  6. What the Supreme Court Ruling on SB 1070 Means for Children and Families [June 29, 2012]
  7. Immigration Enforcement and Family Separation [March 18, 2010]

Library Items: Legislative Comparisons

  1. Immigration Reform and the Implications for Children [April 25, 2013]

Library Items: Letters and Correspondence

  1. First Focus Recommendations on Deferred Action Policy [July 26, 2012]
  2. July 27, 2010: Letter to Secretary Napolitano [August 12, 2010]

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