California Sets New National Standard in the Care and Protection of All Children in State-licensed Facilities, Regardless of Status

October 18, 2021

California Sets New National Standard in Ensuring the Protections of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Today, children’s rights and immigration advocates applauded Governor Newsom’s signing of Assemblymember Robert Rivas’ Assembly Bill 1140, the Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Protections Act, which positions California as a national leader in the effort in the effort to guarantee all children receive the same care and protection of personal rights in state-licensed settings, regardless of immigration or custodial status.


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