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

Place of publication
Washington, D.C.
Date of Publication
8/14/15
Licence
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.