Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy Symposium 2016-3: Keynote - Ariana Flores

Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy Symposium "Childhood Arrivals and Their American Dreams" Friday, March 4, 2016 Record numbers of women and children are arriving from Latin American countries seeking asylum to escape from the violence in their home communities. Millions of refuges are trying to escape the war torn areas of Africa and the Middle East. The world as a whole is struggling to meet the demand for assistance. What happens to the children caught up in this turmoil? This symposium addresses the impact of the refugee crises on children who make it to the United States. Keynote Address: Ariana Flores, Unaccompanied Minor Service Specialist, Oakland Unified School District Introduced by Kevin R. Johnson, Dean, UC Davis School of Law