Unaccompanied Children & Youth

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As a record-breaking number of children have crossed the border alone into the U.S. from Central American countries such as Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, U.S. officials, detention center staff, attorneys, case workers, children's advocates, and school personnel continue to work to meet these children's unique needs.

Take a look at our recommended resources below, including tip sheets, news stories, reports, films, and books.

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Unaccompanied Children: Recommended Resources

The following list of resources, tip and fact sheets, reports, news stories, books, and films provides an overview of the situation and ideas for adults working with this population.