Unaccompanied Children

February 2019
Partner Program
Please join the Open Society Foundations and Borealis Philanthropy for an in-person funder briefing on February 20th to discuss current updates on litigation and policy advocacy efforts on family separation and detention of migrant children. 
January 2019
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
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.
September 2018
Co-Sponsored Program
Members of the Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup will be presenting their findings from get-out-the-count messaging research they conducted to identify messages that resonate with hard-to-count communities. 
May 2017
This brief provides an overview of the philanthropic response and documents best practices and lessons learned that can inform current and future efforts to address the needs of immigrants and refugees in California and across the nation.
May 2016
Funding Recommendations
Central American Refugee and Migrant Children and Families Seeking Protection in the United States: Updated Recommendations for Philanthropic Response
These funding recommendations cover a broad range of options for funders seeking to respond to the Central American unaccompanied minors crisis.
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