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Deported Father's Case Ends As Congress Debates Immigration Changes

Deported Father’s Case Ends As Congress Debates Immigration Changes

by Seth Freed Wessler on February 19 2013, 2:15PM

Felipe Montes, who lost his three U.S.-citizens sons when he was deported to Mexico in December 2010 will regain custody of his children.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

A Deported Father Wins a Long, Painful Fight to Keep His Kids

A Deported Father Wins a Long, Painful Fight to Keep His Kids

by Seth Freed Wessler on November 28 2012, 9:53AM

Felipe Montes’s story drew national attention and rare federal intervention not because it is unique, but because it is increasingly common.

Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes

Felipe Montes Enters Final Day Of Testimony In Fight For His Kids

Felipe Montes Enters Final Day Of Testimony In Fight For His Kids

by Seth Freed Wessler on November 20 2012, 9:12AM

One deported man’s struggle to regain parental custody of his children enters its final stage.

Topics: /NOW, Felipe Montes

Deported Father Granted More Time To Fight For His Kids

Deported Father Granted More Time To Fight For His Kids

by Seth Freed Wessler on October 26 2012, 11:21AM

Felipe Montes has been granted an extension to his humanitarian parole.

Topics: /NOW, Felipe Montes

Deported Dad Granted Visits With His Children, But Not His Parental Rights

Deported Dad Granted Visits With His Children, But Not His Parental Rights

by Seth Freed Wessler on October 15 2012, 10:21AM

Felipe Montes is still fighting to save his family.

Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes

Calif. Gov Protects Some Immigrant Families, Leaves Others Out in the Cold

Calif. Gov Protects Some Immigrant Families, Leaves Others Out in the Cold

by Seth Freed Wessler on October 1 2012, 10:26AM

The bills, inspired in part by Colorlines.com’s Shattered Families investigation, take steps to stop U.S. citizen children from getting stuck in foster care if their parents are detained and deported.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Felipe Montes

Jennifer Lopez to Produce Show on Non-Traditional Families

Jennifer Lopez to Produce Show on Non-Traditional Families

by Jorge Rivas on August 24 2012, 10:59AM

ABC Family said Thursday they’ve ordered a comedy-drama pilot, titled “The Fosters,” about two women raising a “21st century,” multi-ethnic mix of foster and biological kids.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

House Bill Would Keep Kids of Deported Parents With Families

House Bill Would Keep Kids of Deported Parents With Families

by Jorge Rivas on July 13 2012, 5:08PM

The “Help Separated Families Act of 2012” intends to keep children of detained or deported parents united with their families.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

California Pols Move to Keep Immigrant Families Unified During Deportation

California Pols Move to Keep Immigrant Families Unified During Deportation

by Seth Freed Wessler on April 24 2012, 9:36AM

In reaction to Colorlines.com’s investigation, a state Assembly bill seeks to strengthen parents’ rights to stay in contact with children and child welfare case workers while detained.

Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes

California Senate Moves To Protect Immigrant Families in Deportation

California Senate Moves To Protect Immigrant Families in Deportation

by Seth Freed Wessler on March 28 2012, 9:47AM

Nearly a quarter of the U.S. citizen children that Colorlines.com found stuck in foster care as parents moved through detention and deportation are in California. The state Senate is moving forward with a bill that would keep their families together.

Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes

South Dakota Profits When Native Kids Get Thrown Into Foster Care

South Dakota Profits When Native Kids Get Thrown Into Foster Care

by Jorge Rivas on October 27 2011, 2:43PM

Nearly 700 Native American children in the state are being removed from their homes every year.

Topics: Politics

Native Foster Care Placements up Sharply in North Dakota

Native Foster Care Placements up Sharply in North Dakota

by Michelle Chen on September 1 2010, 9:10AM

A recent surge in foster care placements of Native American children in South Dakota may reflect the economic hard times—or evoke a bleak legacy of segregation.

Topics: On Gender, Schools & Youth

New York Moves to Keep Incarcerated Parents Connected to Kids

New York Moves to Keep Incarcerated Parents Connected to Kids

by Michelle Chen on June 17 2010, 10:27AM

The prison system and the child welfare system both have the power to split families apart, and too often, they are tragically linked when the state imposes its judgment that a parent is no longer worthy of her child. For…

Topics: Criminal Justice, Schools & Youth

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