Step-by-Step Guide on Apprehension and Detention of Juveniles in the United States
Women's Refugee Commission
New York, NY: Women's Refugee Commission
June 2014, 4 pages
This guide covers the U.S. government's immigration enforcement framework, how migrant children arrive at the U.S. Southern border seeking entry, the process when an unaccompanied child is apprehended trying to enter the U.S. without permission, the detention conditions of immigrant children in the U.S., release from detention, and the Unaccompanied Refugee Minor Program.