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You Don’t Use Children to Send a Message
March 7, 2017

Administration’s Plan to Forcibly Separate Children from their Parents
is Unconscionable: You Don’t Use Children to Send a Message

March 7, 2017—The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, John Kelly, announced on March 6th that his agency is considering …


WEBINAR: THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE FOR CHILDREN IN IMMIGRATION PROCEEDINGS
March 1, 2017

In case you missed our February 10th webinar on the recent Executive Orders and the impact on immigrant children, you can view the recording here. Young Center Policy Director, Jennifer Nagda, and Associate Director, Elizabeth Frankel will walk you through …


Parents are Trying to Keep their Kids Safe
February 23, 2017

In a February 22, 2017 article from ABC News, Young Center Director Maria Woltjen challenged the idea that parents who seek to protect their children from extreme violence by sending them to the United States are trafficking their own children. …