Unaccompanied Child Migrants in U.S. Communities, Immigration Court, and Schools

Unaccompanied Child Migrants in U.S. Communities, Immigration Court, and Schools. Migration Policy Institute. October 2015.

More than 77,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America were released to communities throughout the United States between October 1, 2013 and August 31, 2015. The issue brief examines where these children have been placed in the United States, how they are faring in the immigration court system, and how schools are adapting to their arrival. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

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