Posts Tagged American Bar Association

NACC and the ABA Need Your Help to Aid Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors!

NACC and the ABA Need Your Help to Aid Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors!

Some of us have experience representing undocumented immigrant children in immigration court hearings. Most of us do not. But virtually everyone reading this has expertise representing children and/or aiding families needing legal assistance in state court. There’s an urgent need for your pro bono help to assist undocumented immigrant children, and the adults caring for them here in the U.S., in state family court proceedings. We are seeking your assistance in helping unaccompanied immigrant minors and their current U.S. caregivers.The

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How Stories Can Make a Difference In Your Child Law Advocacy Efforts

How Stories Can Make a Difference In Your Child Law Advocacy Efforts

We have become a society that is “data driven” and “research based.” Especially when children are the focus, everyone wants to see evidence that a program or idea is working, and understandably so. However, using data to illustrate that lawyers for children are actually making a difference in child welfare cases can be difficult, though there are some notable exceptions. There are many challenges with using data to determine whether children’s lawyers make a difference. How do we define success

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