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Immigration Law

Unaccompanied Minors Crisis Has Receded from Headlines But Major Issues Remain

"The Central American flows have returned, at least for now, to their precrisis level, reducing the white-hot political and media focus. Underlying questions and challenges remain, however, concerning the fate of tens of thousands of newly arrived children and families now residing in the United States pending immigration court hearings, and the effectiveness of government policies in response." - Muzaffar Chishti and Faye Hipsman, Sept. 25, 2014.