Guidance for Practitioners: Understanding the 2018 Settlement Agreement in the Family Separation Litigation

Last Updated

May 3, 2021

The 2018 Settlement Agreement provides a mechanism by which certain separated parents and children may pursue asylum or other protection in the United States. Below is information on how to determine if your client is a class member, how to determine if your client may receive any benefits from being a class member, and how to request protections under the Settlement Agreement.