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The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) [electronic resource] : A Legal Overview.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. American Law Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2013.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (1 online resource (19 p), digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Administrative law.
Adoption.
Children.
Jurisdiction.
Summary:
This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 13-R4-2047 in the 2013 issue.
Provides legal overview of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978, which established uniform standards for placement of Indian children in foster or adoptive homes, including provisions governing parental participation, tribal court jurisdiction, priority placement of children with extended family members, and Federal grants to Indian tribes for family development programs. Reviews ICWA jurisdictional scheme, and summarizes proposed amendments to ICWA.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed May 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. American Law Division. Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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