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Protecting Assests and Child Custody in the Face of Deportation: A Guide for Practitioners Assisting Immigrant Families (Appleseed)

  • Organization: Appleseed
  • Document Type: Training materials
  • Date Created: Tuesday, May 25, 2010
  • Submitted: Tuesday, May 25, 2010
  • Attachment(s): LINK

Manual by Appleseed summarizes several potential issues an individual may confront in the face of deportation, and outlines basic steps a person can take to secure their financial and parental right during this process. It is designed to aid direct service providers as they counsel their clients through proceedings and covers the following issues: Powers of attorney; Collecting unpaid wages; Bank accounts and cash; Cars, homes, and businesses; Government benefits and obligations; Assets held in a child's name; and Child custody.

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