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Silvia Aguirre-Jaquez

Child Maltreatment & Child Migration: Abuse Disclosures by Central American and Mexican Unaccompanied Migrant Children

By | Child Maltreatment, Immigrant Youth, Research, Unaccompanied Minors, Unaccompanied Minors Research

Child Maltreatment & Child Migration: Abuse Disclosures by Central American and Mexican Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Susan Schmidt, Journal on Migration and Human Security (February 23, 2022)

This article analyzes data from United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) to examine child maltreatment experienced by unaccompanied minors from Mexico and Central America and provides policy recommendations.

Policy Alert: Special Immigrant Juvenile Classification and Deferred Action

By | Federal Policy, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Relief, Law & Policy, Legal/Law, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

Policy Alert: Special Immigrant Juvenile Classification and Deferred Action

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (March 7, 2022)

This policy alert from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services highlights the changes to the new Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) policy.

Deferred Action and Work Permits for Young People with Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

By | Immigrant Youth, Immigration Relief, Legal Professionals, Legal/Law, Practice, Practice Highlight, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

Deferred Action and Work Permits for Young People with Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

Immigrant Legal Resource Center (March 16, 2022)

This guide provides information about the new Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) policy, answers key questions, and provides resources to learn more.

U.S. House panel hears from DHS about problems with ‘remain in Mexico’ immigration policy

By | In the News

U.S. House panel hears from DHS about problems with the ‘remain in Mexico’ immigration policy

Ariana Figueroa, Idaho Capital Sun (March 2, 2022)

U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials argued before a House panel highlighting problems with the Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as the ‘remain in Mexico’ policy, and why it should be terminated.