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Maryland’s SIJS process for youth in foster care

In April 2019, the Maryland Court of Appeals filed an opinion on Romero v. Perez, further developing the immigration process used by many immigrant children ...

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Foster care: The importance of bonding assessments in reunification cases

When a child comes into foster care, there is a presumptive plan of reunification with the parents, except in limited situations where a parent is ...

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Disabled foster youth and Social Security benefits: An overview

D. is a youth who, due to his premature birth, requires 24-hour nursing care. He has limited mobility, needs frequent respiratory treatments and requires a ...

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Matrimonial Matters: College expenses and divorce

Among family lawyers there is a saying, “You can’t make your parents pay for your college — unless they are divorced.” For many years, parties ...

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