A Practice Guide to Juvenile Detention Reform: Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System
This practice guide provides a crash course on working with noncitizen youth involved in the juvenile justice system. The report demonstrates how noncitizen youth are unfairly treated based on their immigration status and gives a broad overview of the key concepts, procedures and laws regarding noncitizen youth as they apply to the juvenile justice system.
Implications of Important State Child Welfare/Immigration-Related Appellate Court Opinions
This analysis of a number of reported state appellate court decisions is presented as an aid to better understand how juvenile and family courts, in the context of child abuse and neglect cases (which also may involve foster care and adoption), grapple with reconciling immigration and child welfare law.