Serving Separated and Reunited Families: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward to Promote Family Unity

Serving Separated and Reunited Families: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward to Promote Family Unity

Ashley Feasley, Melissa Hastings, Maria Celina Marquez, Dawnya Underwood, Sam Williams, & Nina Zelic, Migration and Refugee Services and Legal Immigrant Resource Center (October 18, 2018)

The purpose of this report is to share insights and information on the social services provided by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops/Migration and Refugee Services (USCCB/MRS) and the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) in response to the family separation crisis. The report also highlights ongoing work, and provides recommendations for policymakers, elected officials, and child welfare experts.

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