Proceedings of a conference held on April 25, 2005
A new United States Studies publication, based on the conference: "Temporary Migrant Care Worker Programs in Canada and the EU: Models for the U.S.?"
Before leaving their homeland, during the journey, and after they arrive in the United States, undocumented, unaccompanied juveniles face great risk. Many of them, disproportionately penalized for non-violent offenses, lack legal representation while facing the threat of deportation. Wilson Fellow Susan Terrio examines the challenges confronted by this vulnerable population.