Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Unaccompanied Alien Children U.S. Law & Policy Backgrounder: Protecting The Best Interests Of All Children

Authors/Editors

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS)

Publisher(s)

Baltimore, MD: Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

June 2014, 2 pages

Description of Resource

This backgrounder provides information on who are unaccompanied children (UACs), why the sudden increase in children from El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala, a look at the United States legacy in protecting vulnerable children, and UAC data and care and custody information.

Languages

English, Indonesian

Availability

http://lirs.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/UAC-Law-and-Policy-FINAL.pdf