Promising Practices and Policies to Support Grandfamilies that Include Immigrants.

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      More than 2.6 million children are being raised in the United States by grandparents, other relatives, and close family friends with no parent in the household. These “grandfamilies” or “kinship families” face particular obstacles to accessing fundamental services and support when the relative caregivers and/or children are immigrants. This article will begin with a discussion of grandfamilies affected by immigration issues and their strengths and challenges. It will then offer concrete ways that child welfare and other agencies can continue to help stabilize these grandfamilies by becoming familiar with available resources and advocating to remove barriers to accessing those services and supports. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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