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Articles Tagged: CAM

In Country Refugee Program for Central American Children Expected to Yield Positive but Limited Results

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Families and unaccompanied children (“UAC”) from Central America have been migrating to the US for decades. But since 2011 these numbers have increased exponentially and reached record numbers in the summer of 2014.  Over the 2014 fiscal year, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol apprehended more than 68,000 UACs.  Although the causes for this migration are […]

USCIS Program Permits Lawfully Present Parents to Request Refugee Status for Minor Children Residing in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

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The Department of State and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently established a new program to provide a safe and legal route for children living in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to travel to the United States. Through the Central American Minors (CAM) Refugee/Parole Program, qualifying parents who are lawfully present in the United […]