Deterrence, Detention, & Deportation: Child Migrants in the United States & the European Union

Deterrence, Detention, & Deportation: Child Migrants in the United States & the European Union

Aug 14, 2015 by Nicole Johnson
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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date of Publication: 8/14/15
License: CC-BY-NC-ND
Language of Publication: English

Scenes of migrants stranded at the southern borders of the European Union and the United States have become increasingly regular news items, causing debates on immigration policies to intensify. Meanwhile, child migrants face dangerous conditions, detention, and deportation. How are these policies enacted in the EU and US and in comparison to the standards set by international law? By Nicole Johnson, intern at the HBS North America Office. 

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