In early October, continuing its attack on low income and indigent immigrants, the Department of Homeland Security announced its intention to further restrict family based immigration. Specifically, it proposed a rule that would significantly limit who can be a financial sponsor for intending immigrants. CFR teamed up with pro bono attorneys from Proskauer to write our official comment in opposition to the proposed rule. Click here to learn more.
CFR strongly supports legislation which would suspend the harsh ASFA timeline and would allow families the time they need to reunify safely. It is critically necessary to help parents whose children are in foster care and are at risk of losing contact with them forever due to Covid-19. Read more here.
Senior Parent Advocate Teyora Graves and Litigation Supervisor Tehra Coles testified at the October 28, 2020 General Welfare Committee Hearing on Racial Disparities in the Child Welfare System. Read their testimonies here and here.
The juvenile and criminal justice systems are in need of significant reforms. CFR supports the immediate passage of these bills as a start. Learn more.
CFR applauds the Supreme Court’s ruling that this administration’s decision to end DACA was improper. Read our statement now.
CFR stands in support of our Asian American clients, our Asian American staff members, Asian American essential workers, and Asian American communities. Read our statement now.