A Pathway to Permanency: Collaborating for the Futures of Children who are Immigrants in the Child Welfare System

A Pathway to Permanency: Collaborating for the Futures of Children who are Immigrants in the Child Welfare System (with Joanne Gottesman and Meredith Pindar), Vol. 96, No. 6 CHILD WELFARE 25 (2019).

Posted: 7 Oct 2021

Date Written: 2019

Abstract

This article examines a unique statewide collaboration between Rutgers Law School and the New Jersey Department of Children and Families to provide immigration legal services to children in foster care. Reasons why the collaboration was launched are discussed, as well as the structure and staffing of the project, services offered to children who are immigrants and in the foster care system, and lessons learned.

Keywords: foster children; permanency; children of immigrants; unaccompanied children; deportation; child welfare services; Deportation; university partnerships; citizenship

Suggested Citation

Mandelbaum, Randi, A Pathway to Permanency: Collaborating for the Futures of Children who are Immigrants in the Child Welfare System (2019). A Pathway to Permanency: Collaborating for the Futures of Children who are Immigrants in the Child Welfare System (with Joanne Gottesman and Meredith Pindar), Vol. 96, No. 6 CHILD WELFARE 25 (2019)., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3929026

Randi Mandelbaum (Contact Author)

Rutgers School of Law - Newark ( email )

Newark, NJ
United States

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