Parental-Guardian Interests Directive: How to Get a Detained or Removed Person to Court for Family Court Cases Involving Children or Incapacitated Adults (August 12, 2022) [pdf]

This document provides instructions regarding how attorneys and courts can use the DHS policies on detained parents to arrange to bring parents who are in detention to court for participation in cases involving their children. This document also explains that when DHS knows or learns that a person whom they may be considering for immigration enforcement is the parent or guardian who is the caregiver of a child or incapacitated adult it is against DHS policy to subject the caregiver to immigration enforcement.