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Mary Papenfuss - Huffington Post,

"Trump administration officials ejected nearly 9,000 unaccompanied migrant children from the U.S. without court hearings — taking no precautions to protect them from traffickers," according to this article from the Huffington Post.

Camilo Montoya-Galvez - CBS News,

"At least 8,800 migrant children who arrived at the southern border without their parents have been swiftly expelled from the country and denied U.S. refuge during the pandemic under an emergency policy," according to this article from CBS News.

Catherine Hess - National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP),

This report explores how states can leverage federal and state policy tools to improve options for CMC in or at risk of foster care placement.

Brianne H. Kothari, Jennifer Blakeslee, Rebecca Miller - Children and Youth Services Review,

This scoping review was conducted to synthesize the state of the science on proximal, modifiable individual and interpersonal factors that are associated with psychosocial well-being among adolescent youth in foster care.

Kierra M. P. Sattler, Sarah A. Font - Child Maltreatment,

This study investigated rates of guardianship and adoption dissolution using a complete entry cohort from a large state foster care system and the associations between child characteristics and risk factors with dissolution.

Christian Alliance for Orphans,

Participants at this event will have the chance to join with others in their region -- either virtually or in-person -- with local events across the country and global network events in countries worldwide.

Alan J. Dettlaff, Kristen Weber, Maya Pendleton, Reiko Boyd, Bill Bettencourt & Leonard Burton - Journal of Public Child Welfare ,

This paper describes the upEND movement, a collaborative movement aimed at abolishing the child welfare system as we know it and reimagining how we as a society support child, family, and community safety and well-being.

Megan L. Dolbin‐MacNab, Gregory C. Smith, Bert Hayslip Jr. - Family Relations,

This study examined how custodial grandmothers navigated the process of their grandchildren being reunified with a biological parent.

Hayley Hahn, Johanna Caldwell, Vandna Sinha - International Indigenous Policy Journal,

The aim of this article is to contribute to ongoing discussions about the recently passed Canadian legislation, drawing on lessons learned in the United States context.

Sidnei R. Priolo Filho, Deborah Goldfarb, Murilo R. Zibetti, Carlos Aznar-Blefari - Child Abuse & Neglect,

Within the unique and understudied context of a developing economy facing the strain of an international pandemic, this study sought to expand our theoretical understanding of the individual and socio-ecological predictors of whether child protective services professionals engage in resilient behaviors.