A Practice Advisory on Strategies to Combat Government Efforts to Terminate Unaccompanied Children Determinations (May 2017) | CLINIC

A Practice Advisory on Strategies to Combat Government Efforts to Terminate Unaccompanied Children Determinations (May 2017)

What is the definition of an unaccompanied child (“UC”) under federal immigration law and what protections are afforded to such children? This practice advisory is intended to educate advocates on important UC protections and assist them with starting-point strategies for combating Department of Homeland Security efforts to strip vulnerable children of protections afforded to them as unaccompanied children. The practice advisory also discusses other steps advocates and communities can take to ensure that vulnerable children’s rights are protected.

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