DACA, CHIP, and Human Trafficking Are Top Child Welfare Issues in...

Health care, human trafficking, and immigration are pressing child welfare issues and the focus of bills introduced into Congress at the end of 2017....

DACA: Leaving Families in Limbo

Gabriela Pedroza remembers exactly where she was in June 2012 when she heard President Obama explain the immigration policy changes that would become the...

Separating Children From Their Families Is Cruel and Un-American

An 18-month-old toddler is currently being held in San Antonio while the mother is 120 miles away in an immigration detention center. A mother...

Our Children’s Welfare Makes a Great Bargaining Chip

The welfare of children and families is not a partisan issue. At least, it shouldn’t be. And yet, beginning Jan. 19 the United States experienced...

The Government is a Poor Substitute for Family

The federal government is warehousing thousands of migrant children in teeming, cold facilities, where workers are prohibited from hugging not only teenagers, for whom these shelters...

American Hopes, Broken Dreams

Lives in Limbo uses qualitative research techniques to follow the lives of 150 undocumented Latino (largely Mexican) youths in Los Angeles over a 12-year...

Seven Things to Know about DACA

You may be eligible for DACA if you: Were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012; Came to the United States...

First Stop for Migrant Kids: For-profit Detention Center

The federal government is holding nearly 1,600 migrant children here, at what it calls a “temporary influx” shelter. It has added 250...

Fight for Our Families Protest Showcased Reach of Recent Efforts to...

Last Wednesday, before the marches that took place during the weekend of more 750 events with Families Belong Together,  a group of young children,...

Annie E. Casey Foundation Releases Race for Results: Building a Path...

“What could happen if the 18 million children of immigrants in the U.S. were given a path to opportunity?” Recently, the Annie E. Casey Foundation...

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