22 June 2018

Thematic Focus: Children & Families - Pt. 2 (United States)

U.S. family separation policy:

As this post reported, Trump signed an executive order on 20 June 2018 that ended the separation of families at the border. However, many questions remain about what happens next. Here is an explainer from the NYT, CNN analysisand an update on where things stand from the Immigration Impact blog. This backgrounder provides more information about the Flores settlement. Check out The Guardian for live story updates on the family separation issue.

"About 500 Separated Immigrant Children Reunited with Families," CBS News, 22 June 2018 [text]

Children Have Been Separated from Their Families for Generations – Why Trump’s Policy was Different (The Conversation, June 2018) [text]

Flores Agreement: Trump’s Executive Order to End Family Separation Might Run Afoul of a 1997 Court Ruling (Vox, June 2018) [text]

"The Government Has No Plan for Reuniting the Immigrant Families It is Tearing Apart," New Yorker, 18 June 2018 [text]

"Hundreds of Children Separated from Their Parents and Secretly Flown to New York to Tackle Trump’s Immigration Crisis," The Independent, 21 June 2018 [text]

"The Mind-boggling Cost of Breaking up Migrant Families," New Republic, 20 June 2018 [text]

"The Office of Refugee Resettlement is Completely Unprepared for the Thousands of Immigrant Children Now in Its Care," New Yorker, 21 June 2018 [text]

"Trump Administration Asks Court to Alter Decree to OK Family Detention," Politico, 20 June 2018 [text]

Trump Executive Order Fails to End Abuses at U.S. Border (Refugees International, June 2018) [text]

Trump Finally Went Too Far (Slate, June 2018) [text]

"Trump's Family Separation Policy is as Damaging to America as Abu Ghraib," The Guardian, 20 June 2018 [text]

"What Does Trump’s Immigration Order Mean?," BU Today, 22 June 2018 [text]

Where Family Separation Began: A Case in El Paso Shows Flores is the Solution, Not the Problem (Just Security Blog, June 2018) [text]

*"Why are Parents Bringing Their Children on Treacherous Treks to the U.S. Border?," New York Times, 22 June 2018 [text]

"Winners & Losers in Family Separation Trauma," VOA News, 20 June 2018 [text]

“Zero Tolerance” and the Detention of Children: Torture under International Law (Just Security Blog, June 2018) [text]

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Children & Families - Pt. 1 (22 June 2018)
- News: Trump to End Family Separation Policy (20 June 2018)
- News: More on U.S. Family Separation Policy (19 June 2018)

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