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Child Welfare & Unaccompanied Children in Federal Immigration Custody


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This congressional report summarizes new data analysis, child welfare research, and two decades of lessons learned from implementing the Flores Settlement Agreement. The briefing is organized around seven basic child welfare principles and offers discrete recommendations for changes in practice that will allow federal policy makers to animate these principles for unaccompanied children.

New data analysis in the briefing shows the following: