If you are an immigrant parent living in Arizona, the guide and materials on this page were written for you, whether you have papers or not. Its purpose is to teach you about the immigration and child welfare systems and to help you plan so you do not lose rights over your children if you are apprehended by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This guide was prepared by a small group of volunteer lawyers, advocates, and family law experts who work with immigrant clients in Arizona. Generally speaking, you do NOT need to hire an attorney to follow the planning described in this guide. The information presented in this guide is designed to help YOU understand the system and plan without the help of an attorney and does not provide legal advice.