Making Family Reunification Possible in the Midst of COVID-19: Utilizing Remote Assessments to Bring a Granddaughter Home

Making Family Reunification Possible in the Midst of COVID-19: Utilizing Remote Assessments to Bring a Granddaughter Home With Covid-19 on the rise, navigating the world virtually is becoming the norm. Don, a grandfather living in the United States is determined to obtain custody of his granddaughter in Australia, after her mother has been unable to…

Reintegration Planning Services in Guatemala and Honduras

ISS-USA Offers Reintegration Planning Services in Guatemala and Honduras International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA) has partnered with Lumos to offer safe repatriation and reintegration planning for children returning to Guatemala after a forced separation at the US-Mexico border. Through the program, ISS-USA and our Guatemalan partner are providing reunification assessment services and intensive case management…

International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA)’s New “Guide for Consular and Embassy Staff on Cross Border Child Welfare”

International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA)’s “Guide for Consular and Embassy Staff on Cross Border Child Welfare” outlines the resources available to consular staff to support their citizen children in state or federal protection programs, assist families looking to reunify, and protect vulnerable adults. See the full guide on our publications page here.