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This memorandum from the Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, provides guidance for the initial implementation of the recently enacted Immigration Law Reforms to Prevent Sex Offenders from Abusing Children (Title IV of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006)

This report, published by the" Lewin Group" provides an overview of state statutory rape laws (criminal code that deals with the legality of sexual activities involving minors) and reporting requirements (civil code - describing mandatory reporting responsibilities). While certain sexual behaviors between in CA are illegal (age of consent is 18) not all sexual activity between minors is reportable.