I am pastor of a Spanish Church in NC; parents of two young boys,who are here illegally, fear they could be deported under the presidents plan. They have asked me if I could take custody of their US born children should this happen. Then I could take the boys, who are 11 and 8, to Mexico. First, is that possible; and secondly, what is the process? THANK you very much and ,God bless y'all.
The parents should meet with an attorney who practices family law in your area. At the very least, they should give you a power of attorney permitting you to help the children obtain medical care and speak to their schools. The power of attorney may also permit you to travel with the children internationally. While the parents are here, they should also take action to ensure the children have valid passports.
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