Press Releases

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NICWA Endorses Emergency Family Stabilization Act

(PORTLAND, Ore. June 11, 2020)—The National Indian Child Welfare Association announced its official endorsement for S.3923, the Emergency Family Stabilization Act, which would help families, youth, and children faced with homelessness in the wake of the COVID-19...

Protect ICWA Campaign Partners to Attend Fifth Circuit Court’s Brackeen v. Bernhardt Rehearing

On Wednesday, January 22 the full United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals (Fifth Circuit) will rehear Brackeen v. Bernhardt, a case challenging the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), and the Protect ICWA Campaign and its coalition partners will be there, on behalf of Indian Country, to show support for the 41-year-old law that protects the best interests of Indian children and families.

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to Rehear Brackeen v. Bernhardt

(PORTLAND, Ore. November 7, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit granted rehearing en banc in the case Brackeen v. Bernhardt. The Protect ICWA Campaign, consisting of the National Indian Child Welfare Association, the National...

Press Releases