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What does YFZ stand for?
YFZ stands for Yearning for Zion (fundamentalist religious ranch)
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Wahl has provided considerable pro bono legal services, including representation of federal court defendants by serving on the Criminal Justice Act Voluntary Panel for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas and representation of a child removed by the State of Texas in 2008 from the Yearning for Zion Ranch in El Dorado, Texas.
The FLDS population is falling in Arizona, and many believers have migrated to the Eldorado, Texas, area -- home of the controversial Yearning for Zion Ranch, which was founded by convicted sex offender and former FLDS president Warren Jeffs.
But the agency can allow for such flights in extreme cases, as the Texas Rangers did in operations against the Yearning for Zion Ranch in May.
In a surprise attack coordinated by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) on April 3-4, the Rangers and sheriffs removed an initial group of the 468 children at the Yearning for Zion Ranch (YFZ) in Eldorado, Texas.
The majority of the children are likely to return to the ranch, called Yearning For Zion, in El Dorado, Texas, run by the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS).
Over a 3-day period in early April, more than 400 children were seized from their homes on the Yearning For Zion ranch outside of Eldorado, Tex.
The state's Supreme Court ruled that child welfare officials overstepped their authority and the children from the Yearning For Zion ranch should go back to their parents.