Florida Supreme Court to immigrant teens: just go away already

The Florida Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the cases of immigrant children pending appeal should be dismissed as moot when they turn 18, even if the lower court erred when the child was still a minor and even if the error prevents the child from applying for Special Immigrant Juvenile status. In October of¬†2014, OICL, […]

Florida Child Welfare Stats for August 2016: the expansion continues

The August numbers are out and it appears the¬†Carroll expansion is slowing down, but continuing. OOHC numbers were slightly higher than projected this month, which may be due to lower discharges during the summer holidays. Though the line is flattening, removals are expected to continue to outpace discharges for the foreseeable future and only two […]