Today, CCLP submitted comments to the Department of Homeland Security rejecting the Trump Administration’s proposal to roll back long-standing protections for immigrant children.
The proposed rule changes to what is known as the Flores Settlement would allow the government to indefinitely detain immigrant children, strip kids of existing legal protections and…More
As part of a series covering the experience of migrant youth in detention facilities throughout the country, the New York Times interviewed CCLP’s Jason Szanyi. An August 4 article cited the use of restraint chairs and spit masks on young people, which staff claimed were necessary. In the article,…More
Read the Coalition’s July 9, 2018 statement, which outlines how the Department of Justice’s decision to rescind key guidance documents threatens to harm youth of color and other vulnerable youth.More
CCLP has joined over 500 organizations throughout the country calling for an end to the federal government’s policy of separating immigrant children from their families. On June 8, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (OR) and Senator Patty Murray (WA), joined by 38 other Senators, called on the President to end this…More
Today, the Center for Children’s Law and Policy submitted comments to the Bureau of Justice Statistics at the U.S. Department of Justice opposing the agency’s proposal to rescind questions in the National Crime Victimization Survey that allow youth to identify their sexual orientation and gender identity. As CCLP notes…More