KIND's Comments on ORR's Unaccompanied Children Program Foundational Rule

December 6, 2023

Comment on ORR rule

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) respectfully submits this comment in response to the Federal Register notice of proposed rulemaking (“NPRM”) published by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) on October 4th, 2023, titled “Unaccompanied Children Program Foundational Rule,” 88 Fed. Reg. 68098. KIND appreciates ORR’s commitment to the wellbeing of unaccompanied children and its efforts to codify fundamental protections in the Flores Settlement Agreement (FSA) as well as best practices that have emerged since the FSA entered into force.

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