Indian Child Welfare Act again reaches U.S. Supreme Court
The basics of ICWA and why the high court is reviewing it now.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday announced that it will review the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).
What it is: A 1978 federal law meant to reunify American Indian and Alaska Native children with their families and tribes.
Why it became law: “Studies revealed that large numbers of Native children were b…
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