January 27, 2020 News Headlines, _Default

Lillian Alvernaz With A-C-L-U Of Montana Says Indian Child Welfare Act Is Important To Native Americans

The Indian Child Welfare Act gives Indian tribes jurisdiction over children in custody adoption and foster care cases but judges at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments last week saying it is unconstitutional. Lillian Alvernaz wit the A-CL-U of Montana says the law is important to Native Americans.