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Office of Refugee Resettlement

Care Provider Facilities Described Challenges Addressing Mental Health Needs of Children in HHS Custody

By | Highlighted Resources, Research Highlight, Unaccompanied Minors

Care Provider Facilities Described Challenges Addressing Mental Health Needs of Children in HHS Custody

Joanne M. Chiedi, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (September 2019)

Facilities struggled to address the mental health needs of children who had experienced intense trauma and had difficulty accessing specialized treatment for children who needed it.

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Children and Youth Organizations Condemn Cuts to Services for Migrant Children

By | Highlighted Resources

Children and Youth Organizations Condemn Cuts to Services for Migrant Children

CLASP, (June 11, 2019)

In a joint letter to officials at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the groups urged the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) to maintain the supportive services that every child needs to thrive—and that are specified by the Flores settlement and state licensure requirements.

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Immigrant Family Separation & Detention Resource List

By | Workshop Resources

Immigrant Family Separation & Detention Resource List

Center on Immigration & Child Welfare (April 2019)
This document provides a list of vetted resources aimed at enhancing knowledge and understanding of the topics of immigrant family separation, family detention and incarceration, the Flores Settlement Agreement, and the Office of Refugee Resettlement federal foster care program. It also provides resources for legal and social services providers working with families and on issues of family separation and detention.
Family Detention & Separation Handout

Separated Children Placed in Office of Refugee Resettlement Care

By | Family Separation, Federal Policy, Highlighted Resources, Immigrant Families Research, Immigrant Youth, Law & Policy, Law/Policy Highlight, Unaccompanied Minors, Unaccompanied Minors Research

Separated Children Placed in Office of Refugee Resettlement Care

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (January 2019)

In response to the potential impact of the “zero-tolerance policy” on vulnerable children and ORR operations, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted this review to determine the number and status of separated children who have entered ORR care. OIG examines challenges that ORR-funded facilities have faced in reunifying separated children.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Separated Children and the Child Welfare System

By | CICW Publications, Deportation, Detention, Fact Sheets, Family Separation, Federal Policy, ICE, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Legal/Law

Frequently Asked Questions About Separated Children and the Child Welfare System

ABA Center on Children and the Law, Women’s Refugee Commission, and the Center on Immigration and Child Welfare (July 2018)

This fact sheet answers frequently asked questions about family separation due to immigration enforcement and what happens to the children in these separated families.

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In-Country Refugee/Parole Processing for Minors in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala (Central American Minors – CAM)

By | Federal Policy, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Relief, Law & Policy, Unaccompanied Minors

In-Country Refugee/Parole Processing for Minors in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala (Central American Minors – CAM)

Office of Refugee Resettlement (January 30, 2015)

Provides information about the Central American Minors Refugee/Parole Program which is implemented by the Department of State.

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