Poll to evaluate experience of immigrants in custody cases.

Current results reflect that the immigrant status of a parent was used as the determining factor in custody decision 33% of the time; national status was referenced in a custody order 33% of the time and 33% witnessed a proceeding where a custody decision was made based on the immigrant/national status of one parent.

News and Views Riverside Superior Court and San Bernardino Superior Court; National Family Law Abuse

According to some research reports 23 % of all children in the U.S. have either legal or illegal immigrant parents, which means that our court system is increasingly exposed to all the complexities associated with first and second generation immigrants. Many parents have been exposed to rampant bias and discrimination and are treated as “aliens” not deserving the right to care and nurture their own children based solely on immigrant or national status.  https://viewsandnewsriversidesuperiourcourt.wordpress.com/2014/04/08/immigrant-profiling-in-custody-cases/

A poll has been created to evaluate an immigrant’s experience in family law settings. Please take a few minutes of your time and complete the poll and share. The survey results are anonymous.

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