Children and parents in immigration detention

Although it is known that placing migrant minors in detention is not in the best interest of the child, it still occurs. To children, their detention period is a particularly difficult and insecure experience. Immigration detention is harmful, often traumatizing, and detrimental to the development of children and in conflict with human rights. Therefore, in this article, there are some recommendations which have to be respect by every Government to preserve unity of the family.