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New Mexico Could Enact Indian Families Protection Act

3/1/2022

New Mexico Could Enact Indian Families Protection Act

While the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case on the constitutionality of the federal Indian Child Welfare Act, New Mexico has a similar bill on the governor's desk.

Supreme Court Will Hear Indian Child Welfare Act Case

2/28/2022

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.

2/13/2022

“Decolonization Is Only The Beginning”: Indigenous Child Welfare in Canada

On this week’s podcast we discuss what was on Senators’ minds during the confirmation hearing for Biden’s top child welfare officials; more federal scrutiny on for-profit colleges; and the human consequences of family court shutdowns during the coronavirus pandemic.

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1/25/2022

Will Supreme Court Hear Challenge to Bedrock Law on Native American Families?

As the Canadian government pays out billions of dollars in reparations to Indigenous families torn apart by foster care, a case up for consideration by the U.S. Supreme Court threatens to strip legal protections from U.S.-born Native American children, families and tribal communities. 

Supreme Court Set to Decide Whether to Take Up Indian Child Welfare Case

1/6/2022

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.

New Mexico Could Enact Indian Families Protection Act

11/8/2021

Led by California Attorney General, 25 States Urge Supreme Court to Validate Indian Child Welfare Act

Last month, 25 states urged the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act, which was signed into law 43 years ago this week.

10/11/2021

Families, Kids and Tribes: Rebecca Nagle on The Indian Child Welfare Act

On this week’s podcast we discuss new developments in the 2020 death of a teenager killed by staff at a Michigan residential center, state spending on post-permanency and the latest in The Imprint’s “Hidden Foster Care” series. 

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9/8/2021

Both Sides Ask Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Indian Child Welfare Act

Parties on both sides of a case over the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act have asked the Supreme Court to step in and decide.

8/26/2021

Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts

The Imprint is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program, a group of 11 former foster youths who have completed congressional internships.