Child Welfare

After Court Action, Unaccompanied Minors Starting to Leave Risky Group Settings in New York City

Following an emergency federal court action taken last week, New York group home providers caring for unaccompanied Central American minors have begun to move some of those children out of shelters that now constitute a […]

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

No, Family Separations are Not All the Same

There is an old political adage that you should “never let a crisis go to waste,” meaning that a crisis can awaken public interest and create an opportunity to advance policies that might otherwise be […]

Child Welfare

Tomorrow, Lemonade Stands Nationwide Will Raise Awareness about Family Separation at The Border

Tomorrow, an organization called Lawyer Moms of America has organized lemonade stands around the country in order to draw attention to the fact that many of the families separated at the Southern border have still […]

Immigration
Analysis

Questions and Fast-Moving Developments for Children and Families Detained at the Border

President Trump has backed off his wildly unpopular policy of separating children from asylum-seeking Central American families at the southern border, which was rolled out to help facilitate the administration’s zero-tolerance approach on prosecuting crossers. […]