Special Forward: The Intersection Of Immigration And Child Welfare (Special Issue On The Intersection Of Immigration And Child Welfare).
Published: January-February 2019
Vol. 96, No. 5 , p. ix-xv
Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)
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This foreword explains most children of immigrants who come to the attention of the U.S. child welfare system are reported for traditional reasons related to child abuse or neglect, however, with the recent rise of immigration enforcement, a growing number of children who are immigrants and in contact with the child welfare system potentially may be unaccompanied minors and those separated from deported parents. It introduces a journal issue that discusses the impact of immigration enforcement policies on children and families and promising practices and policies. 9 references.
children of immigrants; deportation; undocumented immigrants; child welfare services; unaccompanied children; separation