Tag Archives: NACSA

Draft Guidance on the Native American Children’s Safety Act

Here is the Dear Tribal Leader letter, the guidance, and the request for comments on it:  Draft Guidance for NACSA This bill and guidance puts certain requirements on tribes, tribal courts, and tribal social service agencies regarding foster care placements and … Continue reading

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Commentary on the Native American Children’s Safety Act

Last week, the Department of the Interior published final regulations implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act, along with a legal opinion from the Solicitor of the Department of the Interior regarding the authority to issue such regulations. The Department’s regulations, … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Bryan Newland, Author: Kate E. Fort, Child Welfare, ICWA | Tagged , , , ,