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How a Chippewa Grandmother’s Adoption Fight Ended Up in the U.S. Supreme Court
An untold story behind the Supreme Court case challenging the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Arizona Tribe Cements Relationship with State On Indian Child Welfare Custody Cases
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe recently codified an agreement with the state of Arizona to preserve protections of the Indian Child Welfare Act, which could be overturned this fall.
Supreme Court Set to Consider Fate Of Indian Child Welfare Act in November
The Supreme Court will begin to hear oral arguments in a case that challenges the federal Indian Child Welfare Act in November.
Connecticut Codifies Child Welfare Protections for Native American Families in State Law
A new law in Connecticut offers protections for Indigenous families that mirror the federal Indian Child Welfare Act.
With ICWA Under Threat, More States Shore Up Laws to Protect Native Families from Foster Care Separation
With the Indian Child Welfare Act facing a Supreme Court challenge, states have enacted their own versions to protect Indigenous families from separation.
Supreme Court Will Hear Indian Child Welfare Act Case
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case on the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Looming Questions, 2022 Edition
As we approach year three of the coronavirus pandemic, here are child welfare and youth justice stories Youth Services Insider is watching.
Supreme Court Set to Decide Whether to Take Up Indian Child Welfare Case
The U.S. Supreme Court could decide by the end of the week whether to take up a case involving the rights of Indigenous tribes and families in child welfare cases — an area of law that was thrown into confusion when a federal appeals court invalidated several provisions of the Indian Child Welfare Act, or ICWA.