The Unaccompanied Minors Program, and What’s Really Wrong with It
Mainstream media attention has returned to the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) program, through which the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) takes custody of some kids who arrive at the border without a parent.
Danger Every Step of the Way: A Harrowing Journey to Europe for Refugee and Migrant Children
From June 14, 2016, UNICEF press release entitled “If you try to run, they shoot you; if you stop working they beat you. It was just like the slave trade.” More than 9 out of 10 refugee and migrant children arriving in Europe this year through Italy are unaccompanied, prompting UNICEF to warn of the growing threats of abuse, exploitation and death facing them.
Potential Roles for Philanthropy with Unaccompanied Minors Crisis
A new report has been released outlining potential grantmaking opportunities to address the growing crisis of unaccompanied immigrant children. Grantmakers Concerned With Immigrants and Refugees published the report to highlight the immediate and long-term concerns regarding unaccompanied minors.