A custody battle over this Navajo girl is playing out in a Texas court. Allison V. Smith for The New York Times. By Jan Hoffman. He had a thatch of night-black hair and dark eyes that glowed with mischievous curiosity. Zachary, or A. The case is now before a federal appeals court. Whoever loses is almost certain to ask the Supreme Court to hear it. The lower-court ruling has shaken the federally recognized tribes, who fear a reopening of the wound that the act was created to heal: the removal of Indian children by social workers, who would relocate them in missionary schools and with white adoptive families. Legal scholars say that if the rationale for striking down the law survives, it could also threaten laws that guard tribal casinos and water and land rights.
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When Chad and Jennifer Brackeen realized that God was calling on them to help children in their area, they first tried to ignore it. But then they did some research and learned of the great need for foster parents in Dallas. They signed up. The second foster child who was placed in their care was a nine-month-old boy whom the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services had suddenly taken from his home in an emergency situation. Adopting A. But a state family court denied their petition.
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Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl , U. Additionally, the requirement to make extra efforts to preserve the Indian family also does not apply, nor is the preferred placement of the child in another Indian family required when no other party has formally sought to adopt the child.
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