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Reimagining how children are treated in government immigration custody

A bill reintroduced in Congress prioritizes and respects young people's health, safety and family connections.

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At the National Center for Youth Law, we Center Youth through impact litigation, policy advocacy, collaboration, and research that fundamentally transforms our nation's approach to education, health, immigration, foster care, and youth justice.



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