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Local Families Shelter Refugee Children

“As federal, state and local authorities deal with the influx of nearly 60,000 Central American children — and counting — who have crossed the border alone, one legal priority is to reunite the children with relatives in this country while their deportation cases proceed. 97 more words


Family Law: A Beginner’s Guide – Part 2: Child Custody, Support, and Adoption

Family Law: A Beginner’s Guide – Part 2: Child Custody, Support, and Adoption
Source: Law Library of Congress

In Part Two of our Family Law Beginner’s Guide, we are shifting our focus to what the law says about children’s roles in the family—focusing on their custody and care.

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Legal And Law Enforcement

A Letter from a Foster Parent: Children Can Do More Than Dream

LSS/NCA received the following update from one of our foster parents this past week and we wanted to share it with you…

“As a foster parent, I see children transform their lives and reach goals far beyond what they ever imagined. 253 more words


Overcoming Trauma with Foster Care

Three sisters, Leila, Aliyah, and Tatiana, came into LSS/NCA’s foster care program in 2007. They were removed from their father’s home due to allegations of sexual abuse. 207 more words


I Was Adopted. They Never Wanted to Give Me Up.

At 3 years old, I was told I was adopted.

I think my parents didn’t want to try and keep it a secret. Busy with school and family vacations, I saw no need in my adolescence to search for the mom and dad that decided to give me away. 340 more words


They Didn’t Know that SHE Was A Foster Kid

“Those kids are bad. That’s why their parents don’t want them.”

That’s what all of my classmates thought about Foster Care children. How could they believe that? 238 more words