Unaccompanied Alien Children: An Overview

One of 120 reports in the series: Fiscal Year 2014 available on this site.

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This report opens with an analysis of recent unaccompanied alien children (UAC) apprehension data. It then discusses current policy on the treatment, care, and custody of the population, with a description of the responsibilities of each federal agency involved with the population. The report then discusses both administrative and congressional actions to deal with the UAC surge in FY2014 and ongoing action to address possible future surges.

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21 pages.

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Kandel, William A. & Seghetti, Lisa August 18, 2015.

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  • Main Title: Unaccompanied Alien Children: An Overview
  • Series Title: Fiscal Year 2014

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This report opens with an analysis of recent unaccompanied alien children (UAC) apprehension data. It then discusses current policy on the treatment, care, and custody of the population, with a description of the responsibilities of each federal agency involved with the population. The report then discusses both administrative and congressional actions to deal with the UAC surge in FY2014 and ongoing action to address possible future surges.

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21 pages.

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  • August 18, 2015

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Kandel, William A. & Seghetti, Lisa. Unaccompanied Alien Children: An Overview, report, August 18, 2015; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc743466/: accessed November 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.