Family Court Bench Card on Issues that Arise in Custody Cases Involving Immigrant Parents, Children, and Crime Victims (October 13, 2013, Updated November 30, 2021) [pdf]

A quick reference for judges on issues that arise in custody cases involving immigrant parents, children, and crime victims. Discussing constitution protections for the parent child relationship applying to cases involving immigrant parents and their children without regard to immigration status, detention or deportation. Explaining which parents, children, litigants, witnesses are under current immigration laws likely to be removed from the U.S. and which although undocumented are not at risk of removal. Highlighting common myths about immigration law and providing legally correct information for courts to apply in making rulings when a party raises the immigration status of another party of child in state court custody proceedings.