This article explores the many obstables and legal challenges that unaccompanied minors are experiencing in the judicial system in the state of Arizona in the US in their efforts to obtain legal status and be granted asylum.
Suzan Song - Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry1 Oct 2017
This article discusses knowledge on the traumas that this hidden, although expanding, group of youth experience, as well as the interventions, clinical services, and policies that can benefit these youth.
Ruth Elizabeth Prado Pérez - Migraciones Internacionales13 Sep 2017
This essay examines the extreme violence and organized crime in the Central American Northern Triangle (CANT) region that is causing many young people, families, and individuals to flee and become displaced, as well as the widespread forcible gang recruitment in the region.
This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities during the seventeenth session (20 March 2017 - 12 April 2017) of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
In this New York Times opinion piece, Kristof discusses one family’s story about the abuses they experienced while living in Honduras. His article highlights the dangers families are facing in Central America. He discusses how President Obama’s deportation policies are forcing families to stay in countries where their lives are at risk, and he argues that U.S. policies need to change in order to provide a safe haven for children and families at risk.
David Androff - Journal of Human Rights and Social Work27 May 2016
This paper examines the immigration of children from Central America to the USA by setting the context of immigration across the USA–Mexico border, reviewing the extent and causes of the influx in immigration, and detailing the political, legal, and social work responses to the child migrants.