Unaccompanied Minors: Humanitarian Situation at US Border


UNHCR says children leaving Central America are doing so for varied reasons, including violence and persecution, and expresses concern for children who may face harm if returned home. UNHCR says children fleeing violence should be able to tell their stories and have continued access to asylum procedures in the United States. Read more


Press Release - 9 July 2014 - UNHCR Calls for Continued Access to Asylum Procedures for Children Fleeing Violence in Central America


UNHCR Report: Children on the Run


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Children on the Run: An Analysis of First-Hand Accounts from Children Fleeing Central America.  
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Click here to download our groundbreaking report “Children on the Run: Unaccompanied Children Leaving Central America and Mexico and the Need for International Protection.”