Foster Mom Reflects on Six Years Caring for More Than 100 Central American Children
The Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) program began in 2003 as part of a recognition by both political parties that when children arrived alone at our border, often in search of safety from circumstances back home, they warranted special protection.
Set to Graduate High School, Carlos Faces Deportation Order
For nearly two years after he arrived in the United States from Guatemala as an unaccompanied minor, Carlos* never saw an immigration attorney, including during an eight-month stint at a border detention center.
Congress Grills Administration Officials On Unaccompanied Minors
A day after the president asked Congress for $3.7 billion dollars to deal with the surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the Mexico-U.S. border, a Senate committee criticized the administration for its lack of accountability and weak deportation numbers.