Clearinghouse Resource


Options for Managing the Flow of Children: A Protection Sensitive Approach


U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI)


Washington, DC: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI)

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

July 2014, 15 pages

Description of Resource

This report includes a variety of recommendations to help protect against the dangers faced by children including: prohibition of "refoulment" (directly or indirectly), legal options for the US (DHS) to manage the flow abroad using current tools that avoid refoulment and help with orderly flows (capacity building of asylum system in neighboring countries, humanitarian evacuation to a safe country, parole as refugees, in country processing, regular resettlement, Lautenberg/Specter Amendment Processing, Children's Corps, U.S, Government Lottery System, Derivative Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Designation of Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala for TPS for individuals under 18.)