States Say Indian Child Welfare Act Must Be Blocked

Law360 (October 16, 2018, 9:03 PM EDT) -- Texas, Indiana and Louisiana and several foster families urged a Texas federal judge Monday to reject four tribes' request to put a hold on a recent decision that found the Indian Child Welfare Act unconstitutional, saying that the ruling is likely to stand and that a stay would leave many children “in legal limbo” until appeals in the case are over.

In a motion to stay last week, the Cherokee Nation, the Oneida Nation, the Quinault Indian Nation and the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, which intervened in the case alongside the federal government to defend the ICWA, said U.S. District...

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October 25, 2017

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