Grassroots Leadership v. TDFPS
"In this suit, we determine whether the plaintiffs have standing to challenge a Department of Family and Protective Services licensing rule governing immigration detention centers. The court of appeals concluded that...
Anna Flagg, Julia Preston, June 16, 2022
"In cells built for adults, one-third are child migrants. Border authorities have resisted improving conditions for minors in crowded, freezing facilities."
Ran Abramitzky, Leah Boustan, Time Magazine, June 1, 2022
"Using millions of records of immigrant families from 1880 to 1940 and then again from 1980 to today, we find that the in past and still today children of immigrants surpass their parents...
"Aaliyah is every child who has ever known the heartbreak of having a parent forcibly removed from the home by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. She is the voiceless, and faceless child that is often forgotten in a system...
DOS, Mar. 22, 2022
" Visas for Ukrainian Children in the Process of Intercountry Adoption and/or Who Previously Traveled for Hosting Programs in the United States
The Office of Children’s Issues and many U.S. Embassies in Europe, particularly...
National Center for Youth Law, Mar. 14, 2022
"On Friday, March 11, 2022, a federal judge held that unaccompanied children in federal immigration custody are entitled to greater constitutional protections than they are currently afforded when they...
Daniel Braaten, Claire Nolasco Braaten, The Conversation, July 13, 2021
"The news over the past months has been saturated with stories about another “surge” of unaccompanied minors crossing the southern border of the U.S. In March 2021...
ABA, Apr. 1, 2021
"Five legal experts will explain the latest influx of unaccompanied migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border in a webinar April 9 hosted by the American Bar Association Commission on Immigration .
The free program, which starts...
Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 17, 2021
"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), located within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces a temporary exception from expulsion for unaccompanied...
ABA, Feb. 12, 2021
"The American Bar Association today joined a lawsuit challenging federal government actions that effectively prevent many unaccompanied children who have suffered persecution and abuse in their home countries from securing all...
Ed Pilkington, The Guardian, Feb. 8, 2021
"US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) deported at least 72 people to Haiti on Monday, including a two-month-old baby and 21 other children, in an apparent flagrant breach of the Biden administration’s...
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Dec. 8, 2020
"“It seems the Immigration Court could be ordering children removed from the United States for failure to comply with orders that are unjustifiable and, in many cases, inapplicable to the...
Hamed Aleaziz, BuzzFeed News, Sept. 8, 2020
"The Trump administration is considering changing a pandemic-related border policy to no longer quickly return unaccompanied immigrant children to four countries that require them to test negative for...
NIJC, July 2, 2020
"A federal court has ruled that the failure of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers to consider less restrictive settings before transferring unaccompanied immigrant youth to ICE detention on their 18th birthdays...
Vanessa Romo, NPR, June 26, 2020
"Citing the unrelenting spread of the coronavirus, a federal judge has ordered that all children currently held in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody for more than 20 days must be released by July...