LEGAL

The materials in this section address unique legal issues facing Latino and/or immigrant families, as well as information on federal and state legislation that may impact these families.

Please note - References in this section were posted as part of a time-limited project and may not be up to date

This section is organized into the following categories:

Legal issues
General articles that address the unique legal issues and challenges that may impact Latino and/or immigrant families.

Federal policy/legislation
Federal legislation pertaining to immigrant families involved in the child welfare system.

State policy/legislation
State legislation pertaining to immigrant families involved in the child welfare system.

Immigration relief options
Legal resources that address the eligibility requirements and application procedures for accessing various forms of immigration relief for non-citizen dependent children.