Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

NAEHCY Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Brief: Offers this short document to assist our members in providing appropriate educational services to unaccompanied immigrant children1 who may be arriving in their communities. Please note that this document provides only an over-simplified snapshot of immigration law and policy as it affects unaccompanied immigrant children. It is designed to assist McKinney-Vento and other education staff to provide appropriate services to these children. More detailed information, including an August, 2014 fact sheet from the US Department of Education, is available at the websites listed at the end of the document.

NAEHCY offers this short document to assist our members in providing appropriate educational services to unaccompanied immigrant children1 who may be arriving in their communities. Please note that this document provides only an over-simplified snapshot of immigration law and policy as it affects unaccompanied immigrant children. It is designed to assist McKinney-Vento and other education staff to provide appropriate services to these children.