Section Newsletter Articles on Immigrants

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status: Protecting abused, abandoned, or neglected immigrant children By Hillary Richardson Child Law, May 2019 In light of recent increased immigration raids and enforcement, it is more important than ever for immigrant families to have competent legal screenings to assess for relief from deportation.
The legal rights of spanish-speaking families: Policy recommendations for a linguistic and culturally competent Illinois child welfare system By Denise I. Martinez Child Law, June 2014 In the last decade alone, Latinos in Illinois accounted for more than 32.5% of the total increase in the State’s population. Now is the time to build a competent child welfare system that will protect the most vulnerable Latino children in this state.

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