Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Step-by-Step Guide on Apprehension and Detention of Juveniles in the United States

Authors/Editors

Women's Refugee Commission

Publisher(s)

New York, NY: Women's Refugee Commission

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

June 2014, 4 pages

Description of Resource

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.

Languages

English

Availability

http://womensrefugeecommission.org/resources/document/1035-step-by-step-guide-on-apprehension-and-detention-of-juveniles-in-the-united-states