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What does UAC stand for?

UAC stands for Unaccompanied Alien Child (US Citizenship and Immigration Services; US DHS)

This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government

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ORR is charged with ensuring that the interests of the child are considered in decisions and actions relating to the care and custody of an unaccompanied alien child, making and implementing placement determinations, implementing policies with respect to children's care, encouraging the use of the refugee foster care system whenever possible, conducting inspections of facilities and other entities in which unaccompanied children reside, and compiling and updating lists of qualified professionals who provide guardian and attorney representation services for unaccompanied children.
Entitled the Unaccompanied Alien Child Protection Act of 2001, (23) this much-needed legislation would achieve a number of goals designed to break the inherent conflict of interest that leaves the Service with the dual functions of custodial care and law enforcement responsibilities.