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Unaccompanied and Separated Children in Spain: A Policy of Institutional Mistreatment

Daniel Senovilla Hernández

in Children Without a State: A Global Human Rights Challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015271
eISBN:
9780262295437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015271.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the interpretation of international and national laws meant for protecting migrant children by Spanish authorities, as well as the ineffectiveness of the forced repatriation of ... More


No Good Options: Unaccompanied Minors in the US Immigration System

Marjorie S. Zatz and Nancy Rodriguez

in Dreams and Nightmares: Immigration Policy, Youth, and Families

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520283053
eISBN:
9780520958890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283053.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The surge in the number of unaccompanied minors entering the United States from Central America in recent years has become a humanitarian crisis. Unaccompanied minors are children in need of ... More


Migration regimes and border controls: the crisis in Europe

Sue Clayton and Katie Willis

in Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447331865
eISBN:
9781447331919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331865.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores the diversity of migration regimes with reference to unaccompanied child migrants to reveal how they are forced to navigate complex legal systems, and the regulatory frameworks ... More


Introduction

Sue Clayton, Anna Gupta, and Katie Willis

in Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447331865
eISBN:
9781447331919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331865.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter provides an overview of the issues faced by unaccompanied child migrants in their search for safety and security. It highlights legal definitions used in national and international law, ... More


Life (forever) on hold: unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors in Australia

Kim Robinson and Sandra M. Gifford

in Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447331865
eISBN:
9781447331919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331865.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter describes the situation of unaccompanied children who have sought asylum and are living in Australia. The chapter highlights changing immigration policy towards unaccompanied children, ... More


Conclusion

Elaine Chase and Jennifer Allsopp

in Youth Migration and the Politics of Wellbeing: Stories of Life in Transition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529209020
eISBN:
9781529209044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209020.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This concluding chapter reviews the core questions addressed through the research and considers the implications of the findings for rethinking policy and practice. Young people are subjected to ... More


Dilemmas and conflicts in the legal system

Sheona York and Richard Warren

in Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447331865
eISBN:
9781447331919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331865.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

It has long been recognised that unaccompanied child asylum seekers are a particularly vulnerable sub-section of an already vulnerable population. Yet despite this recognition, child asylum seekers ... More


‘Durable solutions’ when turning 18

Lucy Williams

in Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447331865
eISBN:
9781447331919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331865.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The chapter considers the life options open to unaccompanied asylum-seeking children who have sought asylum alone and have reached the legal definition of adulthood in their country of residence. In ... More


Introduction

Elaine Chase and Jennifer Allsopp

in Youth Migration and the Politics of Wellbeing: Stories of Life in Transition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529209020
eISBN:
9781529209044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209020.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter provides an overview of youth migration. Youth migration needs to be understood in relation to its negative drivers of persecution, violence, and unsustainable lives in ... More


Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice

Sue Clayton, Anna Gupta, and Katie Willis (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447331865
eISBN:
9781447331919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331865.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Taking a multi-disciplinary perspective, and one grounded in human rights, this book explores in depth the journeys unaccompanied child migrants take through the UK legal and care systems. Arriving ... More


Unaccompanied Children and Unfit Mothers

Ruth Balint

in Destination Elsewhere: Displaced Persons and Their Quest to Leave Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760211
eISBN:
9781501760235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760211.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the tragedy of unaccompanied children and unfit mothers following the war. During this period, children robbed of their mothers became the most poignant symbol of the cruelties ... More


Article 24 CFR

Tobias Lock

in The EU Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Commentary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198794561
eISBN:
9780191927874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759393.003.545
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Every child shall have the right to maintain on a regular basis a personal relationship and direct contact with both his or her parents, unless that is contrary to his or her interests.


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