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Webinar: The Reuniting Immigrant Families Act: A Case Study on California’s Senate Bill 1064

Webinar: The Reuniting Immigrant Families Act: A Case Study on California’s Senate Bill 1064

Below is a recording of the The Reuniting Immigrant Families Act: A Case Study on California’s Senate Bill 1064 webinar. Speakers included Yali Lincroft, Consultant, First Focus Campaign for Children; Wendy Cervantes, Vice President, Immigration and Child Rights Policy, First Focus Campaign for Children; Alex Salgado, Legislative Aide to California Senator Kevin de Leon; and Laurie...
Brief: 'The Reuniting Immigrant Families Act': A Case Study of California's Senate Bill 1064

Brief: ‘The Reuniting Immigrant Families Act’: A Case Study of California’s Senate Bill 1064

On September 30, 2012, California Governor Brown signed “The Reuniting Immigrant Families Act” (SB1064). The legislation became the first in the country to address family separation issues as a consequence of the current immigration enforcement system. The California law prioritizes keeping children with their families and out of the public child welfare system whenever possible and...

Caught Between Systems: The Intersection of Immigration and Child Welfare Policies