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AFCARS Comments Due June 18

Here are the previous posts on the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System. These comments are to tell the federal government (AGAIN) to start collecting basic data on state ICWA cases. While we would like the original rule … Continue reading

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Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) Notice of Proposed Rule Making. Again.

Here. We cannot currently track on a national level in any way how ICWA works, where children who are involved in ICWA cases are placed, what their outcomes are, or how many cases are transferred to tribal court, as examples. … Continue reading

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Comments Needed for Pro Hac Vice Rule Change in Wisconsin (ICWA)

Rule here. Letter regarding the rule: 18-04-Ltr to Interested Persons. Comments due by November 29. Any comment to the rule petition should be filed by November 29, 2018, with the Clerk of Supreme Court, Attention: Deputy Clerk-Rules, P.O. Box 1688, Madison, … Continue reading

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Provide Comments on WI Pro Hac Vice for ICWA Attorneys Pending Rule

Well, since I did the California post yesterday on this, multiple people from Wisconsin reminded me that we all need to submit supportive comments there. Many thanks to NL for spelling it out in an email so I can just … Continue reading

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Dear Tribal Leader Letter Regarding Alaska Land into Trust Consultations

Here. The letter is dated July 2–sorry for the delay in posting. Public Meeting Wednesday, August 1, 2018 1 :00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. Juneau, AK Tribal Consultation Friday, August 3, 2018 1 :00 p.m. -3 :00 p.m. Ketchikan, AK ANC … Continue reading

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More Comments Needed! Now on Title IV-E/Families First Developments

Here. DUE JULY 22. This one is arguably a little more complicated than usual, but also not inherently nefarious. Here’s a very quick overview (with thanks to Jack Trope for his recent presentation up at Grand Traverse Band for all … Continue reading

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Arizona Pro Hac Vice for ICWA Attorneys: UPDATE

COMMENTS NEEDED for this rule change–go HERE. Previous post with questions here. Proposed changes here. Here’s the clarification–the proposed rule change provides TWO options for out of state attorneys in Arizona ICWA cases: The first is the change to Rule … Continue reading

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California ICWA Attorneys Pro Hac Waiver Proposal

And the biggest ICWA state joins the movement! Comments on this are due June 8, 2018. Here is the proposal to change the rules to waive associating with local counsel and remove the limit on the number of times appearing … Continue reading

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AFCARS Comments Due May 9

As we previously posted, for the first time, the federal government is proposing to collect data on state ICWA cases. If you, or your employer, or your tribe are willing to let the feds know you think this is a … Continue reading

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Additional Comments on Proposed ICWA Regulations

More than 1,000 additional comments were posted this week to regulations.gov on the proposed ICWA regulations, bringing the total number of comments to 1,869. We have updated the tribal nations comments page here, and the organizations page here. Here are … Continue reading

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