On Tuesday, January 16, more than 130 child welfare, juvenile justice and child development organizations released a letter calling on the Administration to abandon plans to forcibly separate children from their mothers and fathers at the U.S. Mexico border.Read More
On the eve of the holidays, the Department of Homeland Security is threatening to take children away from their parents when they arrive at the border. This has been happening on an ad hoc basis, but under this policy, all children would be separated.
Jennifer Nagda, the Young Center's director of programs and policy, spoke last week to the Houston Chronicle about immigration authorities separating children and parentsRead More
The White House submitted its proposal to Congress plan in which it would allegedly support some kind of protection for DREAMers in exchange for taking away protections from unaccompanied children. Rolling back protections for unaccompanied children—children fleeing violence in Central America—is literally at the top of the administration’s list of demands.Read More