The recent increase in the number of unaccompanied children (UAC) crossing the border has gained a lot of media attention over the last few months. In response to the crisis, the Obama administration has adopted a number of new procedures to speed up the processing time for such cases.

Submitted by: Eleanor Lewis, Robina Public Interest Fellow, Volunteer Lawyers Network

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