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DOI Trainings on New ICWA Regulations

Here.

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Link to Official Federal Register for ICWA Final Rule

Here. The actual rule starts at 81 Fed. Reg. 38864. Also, now word searchable and only 100 pages (well, with three columns on each page and a font size that makes me happy I finally got reading glasses).  

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NICWA & NARF’s Summary of the ICWA Regs

Here.

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Child Welfare League of America Statement of Support of ICWA Rule

Here. The regulations put forward a standard of practice for Indian children and families that is consistent with other federal law and nationally-recognized practice standards (including CWLA’s) for all children. As part of a coalition of 18 nationally-recognized child advocacy … Continue reading

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ICWA Defense Project Press Release on ICWA Final Rule

Here. The Initial Observations post has been updated through out the day today with additional information from some of the first 300 pages, including the fact the Department plans to issue updated Guidelines in the next 180 days.

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Initial Observations on the ICWA Regulations

Today’s additions to this post have been added in red text. The Rule is organized in much the same way as the Guidelines. They do not mirror each other, however. These are just highlights of the actual rule, not the 300+ pages … Continue reading

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Solicitor’s Opinion on the New ICWA Regulation

US DOI Solicitor Opinion on the implementation of ICWA through legislative rule: Congress understood that these issues went beyond reservations and significantly impacted Indian children who lived off reservations as well. Congress noted that there were approximately 35,000 Indian children … Continue reading

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Final Indian Child Welfare Act Regulations

Indian Child Welfare Act Proceedings Federal Rule Here. The rule itself starts on page 321. The new regulations are not binding for 180 days (6 months), and will be located at 25 CFR 23. As the document appears to be about 300 pages … Continue reading

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