Clearinghouse Resource


A Social Worker's Toolkit for Working with Immigrant Families: Immigration Status and Relief Options


Migration and Child Welfare National Network


Englewood, CO: American Humane Association

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2009, 21 pages

Description of Resource

This section of the "A Social Worker's Toolkit for Working with Immigrant Families" provides public child welfare workers with a basic overview of the dynamics of the U.S. immigration system as it impacts their clients. This tool kit reviews basic immigration concepts and constructs. It includes practical appendices with website links, such as tips for accessing vital documents, facilitating communication between child welfare system and immigration legal counsel, and a summary of immigration relief options applicable to youths in dependency proceedings.(Description from source)