Policies Threaten Well-Being of Children in Immigrant Families

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Many of the nation's 18 million children who are in immigrant families were being threatened with separation from their parents, denial of access to basic services and dangerously rising levels of stress resulting from fears that any knock at the front door could result in a horrible, life-changing experience.

May 18, 2018

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Making Public Systems Work Better for Immigrant Families

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A new report from the Center on Immigration and Child Welfare offers comprehensive research and data on what happens when children in immigrant families interact with child welfare and juvenile justice systems in the United States — and makes recommendations for how those systems can more effectively respond.

April 27, 2018

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Report: Philanthropy Must Invest in Grassroots Movements in Atlanta

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Grassroots organizations are partnering with resident leaders to address Atlanta’s persistent racial wealth gap and expand opportunities for its immigrant, black and LGBTQ communities. But philanthropy must do more to help ensure these organizations thrive, according to a new report

April 17, 2018

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Immigrant Youth in the Youth Justice System: What You Need to Know in 2018

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Recent shifts in U.S. policy have placed noncitizen youth who are involved in the juvenile justice system at increased risk of arrest, detention and deportation. To help juvenile justice professionals navigate this evolving landscape, the Annie E. Casey Foundation has published an update to its 2014 practice guide Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System.

February 26, 2018

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Our Statement on Ending DACA

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Today’s decision to end the deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) policy effectively disrupts the futures of the nearly 800,000 young people who have called the United States home since childhood and represents an incredible loss for America.

September 5, 2017

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