Law360: 180 Indian Tribes Ask Justices To Uphold ICWA

The tribes and organizations wrote that the law’s “careful, narrowly tailored minimum federal standards have proven crucial for the protection of Indian children and the preservation of their relationship with their families and tribes.”

The tribes also wrote that child welfare organizations have praised the protections, but that while the law has been positive for Indian children, that progress is “not universal.” They wrote that the law creates a “framework” for collaboration among states, tribes and the federal government that is in the best interest of Indian children, families and tribes.

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