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Fact Sheet: Unaccompanied Children (UC) Program   [open pdf - 266KB]

From the Document: "The Unaccompanied Children (UC) Program is managed by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), an operational division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). [...] By law, HHS has custody and must provide care for each UC, defined as a child who has no lawful immigration status in the United States; has not attained 18 years of age; and, with respect to whom, there is no parent or legal guardian in the United States, or no parent or legal guardian in the United States available to provide care and physical custody." This resource provides an overview of current law; UC program foundation, program development; program services; and program responsibilities.

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Date:
2021-05-05
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Public Domain
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: https://www.hhs.gov/
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