Glossary

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A

Alaska Native Corporation (ANC)
Annual Percentage Rate
Antipsychotic medicine
Assistance Unit (AU)
Asylum

B

Bankruptcy
Building

C

Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB)
Certified Mail
CHIPS
Conciliation Conference
Concurrent Permanency plan
Constitution of the United States
Contempt of Court
Contract
CPS

D

DACA
Default
Delegation of Parental Authority (DOPA)
Dependent
DHS
DHS
Disabled child
Domicile
DWI

E

EAD
Emancipation
Emergency Medical Assistance (EMA)
Emergency Protective Care (EPC)
Employment Plan
Eviction
Exercise your rights
Expungement

F

FAPE
Felony
Fetus
Food Support
Foster Care
FPG
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

G

GAL
General Education Development (GED)
Green Card

H

Housing

I

IAES
ICWA
Immunizations
Independent Living Plan (ILP)
Indian child
Inpatient
ITIN

L

Landlord
Lawful Permanent Resident
Lessee
LGBTQ

M

MDE
Medicaid
Medical Assistance (MA)
MFIP Consolidated Fund
MIFPA
MinnesotaCare
Minor
Misdemeanor
MNSure

N

Notary Public

O

Ombudsman Services
Ombudsperson
Order for Protection
Outpatient

P

Panhandling
Permanency Placement Determination (PPD) Hearing
Personal Credit Rating
Personal Recognizance
Petition
Power of Attorney
Premium
Prenatal
Probable cause

R

Referral
Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA)
Repealed
Representative payee

S

Safety Leave
Search Warrant A court order issued by a magistrate or judge that authorizes law enforcement officers to conduct a search of a person, location, or vehicle for evidence of a crime and to confiscate evidence if it is found.
SIJS
Squatting
SSN
Status Offender
Summons
Supplemental Security Disability Insurance and Survivor Benefits (SSI)

T

T-Visa
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Temporary Surrogate Parents
Tenant
The McKinney Vento Act
TPS
Transgender youth
Trespassing

U

USCIS

V

Vagrancy
Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
Voluntary Placement Agreement

W

WIC