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Child Welfare

Citing Trump’s Family Separation Policy, California Lawmakers Call for State Oversight of Unaccompanied Minors

A group of California legislators want the state to exercise more oversight over the federal program that handles unaccompanied minors from other countries, including the ones who were separated from their families under Trump’s controversial […]

Child Welfare

Institutional Care is Wrong for Unaccompanied Minors

This past Christmas, approximately 9,800 children in the U.S. spent the holiday in large-scale institutions holding more than 100 kids each. These children came from countries including Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador — nations with […]

Child Welfare

Families Helping Families: How One Southwest Border Community Responds to Migrants Seeking Asylum

The Trump administration insists, without evidence, that the thousands of Central American migrants arriving at America’s southern border include scores of criminals and terrorists. But those on the ground in border states tell a different […]