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Explaining Reunification and Reentry 3 Years After Placement in Out-of-Home Care

Richard P. Barth, Shenyang Guo, Elizabeth C. Weigensberg, Sharon L. Christ, Christina M. Bruhn, and Rebecca L. Green

in Child Welfare and Child Well-Being: New Perspectives From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the child and family characteristics that predict children's reunification with their families after out-of-home placement. For those children who are reunified, the ... More


Data for Policy Planning and Analysis

Mark F. Testa

in Fostering Accountability: Using Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195321302
eISBN:
9780199777457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321302.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter builds on the previous chapter's discussion of the limitations of the existing Child and Family Services Review (CFSR) outcomes indicators that rely heavily on cross-sectional samples of ... More


Changing the mix, 1988–2003: the shift from family to skilled immigration

Anna Boucher

in Gender, Migration and the Global Race For Talent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099458
eISBN:
9781526104212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099458.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter presents the first of four case studies on Australia and Canada. It assesses cuts to family-based immigration that occurred in the two countries from 1988 onwards. It argues that the ... More


Research-Based Practice Tools to Improve Child Welfare Services in England: Using the Going Home? Practice Tool to Support the Effective Reunification of Families

Nick Axford, Vashti Berry, Roger Bullock, Michael Little, Jill Madge, Louise Morpeth, and Kevin Mount

in Research for Action: Cross-National Perspectives on Connecting Knowledge, Policy, and Practice for Children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195314083
eISBN:
9780199865550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314083.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The Going Home? practice tool was developed to help professionals responsible for looking after children who have been separated from their families to manage the children's care careers more ... More


The Borderlines of Family Reunification

Leah Perry

in The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration: Gender, Race, and Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479828777
eISBN:
9781479833108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828777.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the importance of family in 1980s immigration discourse. While family reunification has been the primary focus of immigration policy since 1965, in the context of the ... More


Human Rights to Family Life and Family Migration

Cathryn Costello

in The Human Rights of Migrants and Refugees in European Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199644742
eISBN:
9780191741128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644742.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The human right to family life provides the basis for national and supranational judicial scrutiny of restrictions on migration of families, in particular family reunification. Family migration ... More


Family “Reunification”

Deborah A. Boehm

in Intimate Migrations: Gender, Family, and Illegality among Transnational Mexicans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789834
eISBN:
9780814789858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789834.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the notion of “family reunification”—an underlying principle of U.S. immigration policy—to understand state actions and how the state penetrates family life. For example, ... More


Immigration and the Return of the “Woman Question”

Sujani K. Reddy

in Nursing and Empire: Gendered Labor and Migration from India to the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625072
eISBN:
9781469625096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625072.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

While immigration offered many Indian nurses a chance to professionalize and to sponsor their families, it also often created families and communities where women held an obvious degree of ... More


From Refugee Relief to Family Reunification

Danielle Battisti

in Whom We Shall Welcome: Italian Americans and Immigration Reform, 1945-1965

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284399
eISBN:
9780823286348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284399.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines ACIM’s attempts to continue to circumvent National Origins quotas through lobbying for further refugee legislation after the expiration of the Refugee Relief Act. The Refugee ... More


The Return of Amistad’s Orphans

Benjamin N. Lawrance

in Amistad's Orphans: An Atlantic Story of Children, Slavery, and Smuggling

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300198454
eISBN:
9780300210439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198454.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The children's return to West Africa began yet another cycle of disorder and turmoil as their experiences have been shrouded by the myth of family reunification. This chapter shows how the five ... More


Children and the Immigration System

Claire Fenton-Glynn

in Children and the European Court of Human Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198787518
eISBN:
9780191829628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787518.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on children and the immigration system. It considers the separation of children and their parents in three contexts: deportation of parents without a right to reside; expulsion ... More


Child Protection

Claire Fenton-Glynn

in Children and the European Court of Human Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198787518
eISBN:
9780191829628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787518.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyses the obligations placed on domestic authorities in the field of child protection. It starts by examining the way in which the Court has attempted to balance the rights of parents ... More


Introduction: Affective Circuits and Social Regeneration in African Migration

Jennifer Cole and Christian Groes

in Affective Circuits: African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405018
eISBN:
9780226405292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405292.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Moving beyond the narrative of crisis/disaster dominating discussions of African migration to Europe, this chapter argues for the importance of attending to intimate relations and processes of ... More


“A Wife in Waiting”: Women and the 1952 McCarran-Walter Act in Advice Columns

Elizabeth Zanoni

in New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040955
eISBN:
9780252099496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Family reunification provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (the McCarran-Walter Act) allowed ethnic women, for the first time, to sponsor the migration of their alien husbands and ... More


Admission, Exclusion and Beyond: Which Immigration Policies Are Just?

Peter W. Higgins

in Immigration Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748670260
eISBN:
9780748695126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670260.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Immigration Justice concludes with concrete recommendations for immigration policymaking based in the Priority of Disadvantage Principle (PDP). The first major section of this chapter morally ... More


A New Home in Diaspora: The First Years of the TUSRP, 1992–1996

in Immigrant Ambassadors: Citizenship and Belonging in the Tibetan Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760171
eISBN:
9780804776318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760171.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how the 1,000 members of the TUSRP were welcomed in the United States. It focuses on the initial stages of resettlement, before family reunification, specifically the years ... More


No Child Left Behind? US Immigration and Divided Families

Guillermina Jasso and Mark R. Rosenzweig

in Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198729624
eISBN:
9780191796463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729624.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

It is a great irony that US immigration law, whose cornerstone is family reunification, should divide so many families. Yet little is known about the mechanisms by which parents get green cards and ... More


The Ambivalence of Salvation

Aihwa Ong

in Buddha Is Hiding: Refugees, Citizenship, the New America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229983
eISBN:
9780520937161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229983.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at the loss of Buddhism and the ways Cambodian refugees learned to negotiate cultural rules in order to gain white respectability, which was important for an American success ... More


“Culture Is Your Base Camp”: Tibetans in New Mexico, Youth, and Cultural Identity

in Immigrant Ambassadors: Citizenship and Belonging in the Tibetan Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760171
eISBN:
9780804776318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760171.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the work of cultural preservation by Tibetans in Santa Fe and the fulfillment of their ambassadorial role. It highlights new forms of Tibetanness that are emerging as the ... More


Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge

Christian Dustmann

in Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198729624
eISBN:
9780191796463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729624.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides the context for the volume as a whole. It starts with a brief outline of the social and historical background of many migration flows observed today. It continues with a summary ... More


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