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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival, a new immigration initiative, may provide temporary deportation relief for undocumented youths, but the application process might also increase the risk of being deported or terminated from employment.
Many courts and litigation attorneys view nontraditional settlement agreements like Mary Carter and loan receipt agreements with mistrust. But such agreements, when properly structured, can promote more efficient settlement of certain lawsuits.
Jury trials in CHIPS, JIPS, and TPR proceedings, although a statutory entitlement, do little to promote the judicial systems goal of fostering and protecting the best interests of children.

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