National Council of Juvenile Family Court Judges 80th Annual Conference

This workshop provides judges and court staff with authoritative information on the role of state court judges in cases involving immigrant children. The specific roles state court judges play “Special Immigrant Juvenile Status” and U-visa cases were discussed as was how these and other protections from deportation can be important in state family and juvenile court matters.

Presentation:

Protection for Immigrant Children: SIJS and Beyond

Judicial Training and Technical Assistance

Judicial Training Available on the Intersections Between State Court Proceedings, Immigration Status and Federal Immigration Laws

Technical Assistance to Judges and Court Staff

Immigration: VAWA, T Visas, U Visas, Prosecutorial Discretion

Language Access

Immigration allegations in custody, protection order and divorce

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Child Abuse & Protective Battered Immigrant Parents

Public Benefits Access of Immigrant Victims

VAWA Confidentiality

Human Trafficking