Unaccompanied migrating children

In Washington, we work to educate decision-makers about immigrant children who are fleeing extreme violence and arriving alone at our southern border. Since 2005, we have provided pro bono legal services to unaccompanied migrating children and know they are turning to the U.S. for protection. Lawmakers must give these children an opportunity to have their stories heard with the help of a lawyer, who can advocate to help keep them safe. We continue working to ensure our policies reflect America’s values of fairness and justice.

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Resources

Reconnecting Families handbook 

USCRI developed the Reconnecting Families resource manual and parent and teen workbooks through a partnership with Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia. The manual is designed to help families start to rebuild their relationship with one another after an extended separation due to migration.


A Profile of the Modern Salvadoran Migrant

In an International partnership with the Universidad Tecnolólogica de El Salvador (UTEC), the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) provides information as to the migration pattern of Salvadorans.  The report explores and analyzes the root causes of migration among Salvadoran adults and children.

Data resources

For the latest number of unaccompanied immigrant children detained by Customs & Border Protection go to their website here.