FCA Article 4 – Child Support

Child support is financial support provided by the noncustodial parent based on the parent’s income and the needs of the child. This module provides information on how immigration status impacts support proceedings for both payees and payors.

Issues that arise for non-citizens in child support proceedings include:

  • Work Authorization & Employment
  • Willful Failure to Support
  • Documentation & Evidence
  • Collection & Enforcement
  • Contempt & Incarceration