A Treacherous Journey: Child Migrants Navigating the U.S. Immigration System

A Treacherous Journey: Child Migrants Navigating the U.S. Immigration System

"CGRS and Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) have collaborated to produce an important report urging lawmakers to reform the U.S. immigration system for migrant children who are coming to our borders with surging frequency.  They come, often unaccompanied by an adult, in search of safety, stability, and protection.  These children face a system that was created for adults, does not provide them legal counsel, and is not required to consider the child’s best interests, despite the potentially enormous impact of the proceedings on the child’s life and future." - CGRS, Feb. 27, 2014.