CILA Published in the Juvenile Justice Update

CILA Senior Staff Attorneys Yasmin Yavar and Vickie Giambra had their article, “The Impact of Unaccompanied Children on a Juvenile Justice Practice,” published in the Fall 2019 edition of Juvenile Justice Update. Published by the Civic Research Institute, Juvenile Justice Update is devoted to “helping courts, law enforcement and corrections officials, prosecutors...

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Translation Requirements in Texas Family Courts

As a first step to obtaining Special Immigrant Juvenile status for a child client, immigration attorneys must present their case in state court. Often, foreign language documents are used as evidence in the state court hearing. Translations of these documents is required, but not necessarily by a “certified interpreter.” Requesting...

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