What Is the Indian Child Welfare Act?
Authored By: California Indian Legal Services (CILS)
The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) is a federal law that applies across the United States. In the article linked below, you can learn:
- Why ICWA was passed
- When it applies to children
- Parents' rights
- A Tribe's rights in an ICWA case
- Placement preferences
- Proper notice, and more.
Follow the link below to go to California Indian Legal Services' (CILS) article on ICWA