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A relational approach to unaccompanied minor migration, detention and legal protection in Mexico and the US

Mario Bruzzone and Luis Enrique González-Araiza

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/9781447331865.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The chapter considers the state systems of protection for unaccompanied migrant minors in Mexico and the United States. The transits and arrivals of Central American minors – from El Salvador, ... 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


Unaccompanied migrant youth in the Nordic countries

Hilde Lidén

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/9781447331865.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores the ambiguities and changes in regulations concerning unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors within, as well across, the Nordic countries, with regard to the gap between ... More


‘Iron Rod’ or ‘Colander’? Welfare Regimes in England and Italy

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/9781529209020.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores core differences in how young people experienced the asylum/immigration and social care nexus in Italy and the United Kingdom. Both systems had intrinsic advantages and ... More


Surveying the Hard-to-Survey: Refugees and Unaccompanied Minors in Greece

Theoni Stathopoulou

in Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297128
eISBN:
9780520969629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297128.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents an overview of the refugee situation in Greece after the EU-Turkey agreement in March 2016 that has led to the entrapment of more than 60.000 of refugees in the country. Drawing ... More


Representing Unaccompanied Children

Wendy Young and Megan McKenna

in Illegal Encounters: The Effect of Detention and Deportation on Young People

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479887798
eISBN:
9781479860418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479887798.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The authors chronicle the long-term lack of due process for unaccompanied children in the U.S. immigration system. Current immigration law treats children as “little adults” with nominal recognition ... More


The New Asylum Seekers

María Cristina García

in The Refugee Challenge in Post-Cold War America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190655303
eISBN:
9780190697754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655303.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 4 discusses the US asylum bureaucracy. The number of asylum petitions increased in the post–Cold war era, creating a backlog of cases. This backlog, as well as growing concerns over the ... More


Introduction and Historical Context

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/9780520283053.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Throughout its history, the United States has wrestled with its immigration policy and practice. These debates play out on national and local stages in the form of moral panics about immigration and ... More


Immigration Courts

Susan J. Terrio

in Illegal Encounters: The Effect of Detention and Deportation on Young People

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479887798
eISBN:
9781479860418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479887798.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter draws on extended observations within federal immigration courts and interviews conducted with sitting and retired immigration judges both before and after the 2014 influx of ... More


Operation Pedro Pan and the Children Who Could Fly

Deborah Shnookal

in Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba's Children

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401551
eISBN:
9781683402220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401551.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 4 considers who initiated the airlift and how it was organized. This chapter suggests parents had many varied motives for sending their children to Miami. After the nationalization of ... More


Children and the Immigration System

Claire Fenton-Glynn

in Children and the European Court of Human Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198787518
eISBN:
9780191829628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787518.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on children and the immigration system. It considers the separation of children and their parents in three contexts: deportation of parents without a right to reside; expulsion ... More


Introduction

Deborah Shnookal

in Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba's Children

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401551
eISBN:
9781683402220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401551.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The story of Operation Pedro Pan (or Operation Peter Pan) and the Cuban Children’s Program remains a highly contested one, still regarded in Miami as an urgent humanitarian “rescue” mission while in ... More


Conclusion: Ambassadors, Soldiers, or Spies?

Deborah Shnookal

in Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba's Children

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401551
eISBN:
9781683402220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401551.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book concludes that by the time the Cuban Missile Crisis occurred in October 1962, Operation Pedro Pan had largely served its purpose in the U.S. covert action program and propaganda war against ... 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.


Reflections: Surviving Detention

Williams Guevara Martínez

in Illegal Encounters: The Effect of Detention and Deportation on Young People

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479887798
eISBN:
9781479860418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479887798.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Born in El Salvador, Williams Guevara Martínez left home at seventeen to escape domestic abuse and seek refuge with family members living in the United States. After a hazardous journey and crossing ... More


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