Reports on GBV, Migrant Rights & Justice

Make A Plan: Migrant Parents’ Guide to Preventing Family Separation

Immigration enforcement is on the rise. Immigrant parents can and should take steps to prepare for the possibility of separation from their children. This will increase the likelihood that they can reunify with their children if they are detained or deported.


Please note that this information is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. It is always advisable to seek the assistance of an attorney. If you try to access government services (including applying for a passport, talking with your children’s school or going before a court) you could risk arrest if your state has passed anti-immigrant legislation. Please make decisions carefully and, if possible, ask someone with legal status to help you.

  • Modified: Monday, December 12, 2016
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