Special Foreword: The Intersection Of Immigration And Child Welfare (Special Issue On The Intersection Of Immigration And Child Welfare, Second Of Two Issues).
Finno-Velasquez, Megan. Dettlaff, Alan J.
Published: March-April 2019
Vol. 96, No. 6 , p. ix-xv
Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)
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Washington, DC 20005
This introductory article to a special issue on the intersection of immigration and child welfare discusses the growth of children in families of immigrants, changing U.S immigration policies, and the increasing number of children who are immigrants and in contact with the child welfare system. Following articles are described that address the impact and costs of immigration enforcement actions on household and child well-being, etiologies and typologies of child abuse and neglect among children of immigrants, and effective practices and child welfare system responses. 9 references.
children of immigrants; unaccompanied children; deportation; child welfare services; Deportation; child abuse; child neglect