Unaccompanied Children

July 2019
News
Blog Post
GCIR logo, which shows the acronym in white letters in an orange circle with the name spelled out to the right.
Fueled by xenophobia, racism, and hate, the current administration has sought from day 1 to dismantle America’s historical role as a beacon of hope and a land of refuge.
July 2019
Resource
Report
Kids in Need of Defense logo, which features their acronym in large letters above their spelled out name, in orange and blue. Posted to accompany their report, The Invisible Wall: Obstacles to Protection for Unaccompanied Migrant Children along Mexico’s Southern Border.
Children from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras are arriving at Mexico’s southern border fleeing high levels of violence, from gang violence to child abuse.
June 2019
News
Blog Post
The California Endowment logo, which features their logo in bolded black, capital letters on the right, with a map marker in yellow on the left, with two street signs within the marker.
Last week, I penned a piece in the Chronicle of Philanthropy regarding my concern that too many of our colleagues in philanthropy may be “sleepwalking” though a political and civic moment our nation finds itself currently in – and that perhaps our capacity to be outraged has been narcotized.
May 2019
Program
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
First Responders at the Border: The Vital Role and Untapped Potential of a Reception System for Families and Asylum Seekers
This GCIR webinar will be a virtual roundtable of organizations working along the border and litigating the key issues arising for families seeking asylum.
May 2019
News
News Article
The logo for Reveal, which includes the word 'Reveal' in white against a black background.
The federal government is relying on secret shelters to hold unaccompanied minors, in possible violation of the long-standing rules for the care of immigrant children.
April 2019
Resource
Factsheet
This fact sheet provides the most up-to-date estimates of unauthoirzed immigrants who are graduating from U.S. high schools, both for the United States overall and for top states.
April 2019
Resource
Report
The Kids in Need of Defense logo, which spells out KIND in large blue letters, with a orange figure as the 'i' and the organization's full name below in orange. Posted in relation to their report, Blocked From Safety: Unaccompanied Children along the U.S.-Mexico Border.
This report explains the danger and the challenges that unaccompanied children currently face in Tijuana and other parts of the U.S.-Mexico border.
April 2019
Resource
Program Materials
Materials: Through the Eyes of Children
Find all program-related materials for April's Monthly Immigration Policy Call, "Through the Eyes of Children" here, including presentation, recording, and other resources.
January 2019
Resource
Analysis
Border Patrol Agents Dealt with More Children Under Pres. Bush
The Department of Homeland Security recently told Congress that “more children and families are being apprehended between the ports of entry than ever before.” In fact, President Bush’s administration apprehended more children with far fewer resources.
October 2018
Resource
Analysis
Did a 2015 Flores Court Ruling Increase the Number of Families Arriving at the Southwest Border?
This analysis considers the Trump administration's claims that the 2015 Flores settlement agreement led to an increase in the number of families arriving at the United States’ southwest border.

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