Toolkit: Insights From OIG's Work on the Office of Refugee Resettlement's Efforts to Care for Unaccompanied Children
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), a program office of the Administration for Children and Families, has custody of and must provide care for children in the Unaccompanied Children (UC) Program. The number of unaccompanied children referred to ORR by the Department of Homeland Security has fluctuated over time, with large numbers of children in ORR custody during surges. OIG has published work that encompasses many aspects of the challenges faced by ORR in managing the UC Program. Since releasing its first ORR Toolkit in 2021, OIG has conducted new audits and evaluations that cover topics such as placements and transfers of children in the UC Program, emergency intake site operations, and safeguarding against the spread of infectious diseases including COVID-19. This updated toolkit will provide an up-to-date resource on ORR's administration and oversight of the UC Program by integrating new insights from OIG's recent work with insights from the first toolkit OIG published in 2021.
|Announced or Revised||Agency||Title||Component||Report Number(s)||Expected Issue Date (FY)|
|August 2023||Administration for Children and Families||Toolkit: Insights From OIG's Work on the Office of Refugee Resettlement's Efforts to Care for Unaccompanied Children||Office of Evaluation and Inspections||OEI-09-23-00440||2023|