FCA Article 10 – Abuse & Neglect

This module provides information on how Abuse & Neglect proceedings may impact immigrant children and respondents.

Immigration Benefits and Consequences Flow from one Family Member to the Next

  • Children can derive many types of immigration status from their parents.
  • A parent’s ability to remain in the United States and achieve certain types of immigration status can be impacted by their relationship to their child; whether they maintain custody of the child; and whether they are living with the child.