Tag Archives: removal

Statement from the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on Child Separation at the Border

Statement_June2018 The United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples joins the concern expressed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and others regarding the situation of families, children, and individuals being detained in the United … Continue reading

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ICWA Case Out of Alaska Supreme Court

Here. Parents appeal from a superior court’s order that the Office of Children’s Services (OCS) had satisfied the Indian Child Welfare Act’s (ICWA) requirements authorizing the removal of their daughter, an Indian child, from their custody. Because the court relied … Continue reading

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Michigan Court of Appeals Decides MIFPA Application to Removal of Child from the Home

Here is the opinion in In re Detmer/Beaudry. The question of whether an involuntary removal of a child triggers ICWA if the child is not placed in “foster home or institution or home of a guardian or conservator” 25 U.S.C. 1903(1)(i) is … Continue reading

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Sault Tribe Chairman Controversy

From Soo Evening News (H/T Indianz): Board seeks Payment’s removal   Sault Tribal Board considers resolution to remove Chairman from office SAULT STE. MARIE – Tribal Chairman Aaron Payment issued a press release early this morning announcing the Sault Ste. … Continue reading

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