Udall Statement on 5th Circuit Upholding Indian Child Welfare Act

Udall Statement on 5th Circuit Upholding Indian Child Welfare Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, issued the following statement after the 5th Circuit court of appeals upheld the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) in its ruling in Brackeen v. Bernhardt and overturned a 2018 decision from the U.S. District Court for Northern District of Texas, which wrongly struck down key provisions of ICWA.

Udall, Heinrich Hail Senate Passage Of Resolution Recognizing 40th Anniversary Of The Indian Child Welfare Act

Udall, Heinrich Hail Senate Passage Of Resolution Recognizing 40th Anniversary Of The Indian Child Welfare Act

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and Martin Heinrich have praised the Senate passage of a bicameral resolution commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and recognizing its importance to promoting the stability and security of Tribal communities and families. 

Udall, Heinrich, Luján Introduce Resolution Recognizing 40th Anniversary of the Indian Child Welfare Act

Udall, Heinrich, Luján Introduce Resolution Recognizing 40th Anniversary of the Indian Child Welfare Act

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and Martin Heinrich, along with Rep. Ben Ray Luján, introduced a bicameral resolution commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), and recognizing its importance to promoting the stability and security of Tribal communities and families.