Services for unaccompanied undocumented minors: facilities liaison

AB-163

session 2019-2020
priority Standard
Author Garcia
position Support
Letter View Letter
 Would require the   CA Department of Social Services  to create a facilities liaison position within its immigration services unit to, connect state-licensed group homes, short-term residential therapeutic programs (STRTP), foster family agencies, and resource families that serve undocumented immigrant youth with appropriate supports and services, includinglegal services, mental health assessments and services, and public benefits, as specified. The bill would, when appropriate, require the facilities liaison to arrange a meeting for each identified unaccompanied undocumented minor with a qualified organization that has received a grant to provide legal services.

Last Action:

08/30/19 In committee: Held under submission.