Child Welfare

Obama signs bill aimed at protecting Indian children in tribal foster care

June 06, 2016 | Emily Taylor

President Obama signed into law a measure meant to bolster protections for American Indian children placed into the tribal foster care system. U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-ND, said the measure ensures that Indian children living on a reservation have the same protections when assigned to foster care that children living off the reservation have.

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