Changing the Lives of Children In and Out of the Courtroom

Meredith Stewart from Pappas Lenzo LLP in Boston is honored as the February 2014 PBA of the Month!
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Jeannette's Story

“It was kind of like my dream was becoming true and I finally have a lawyer.”
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KIND in the Media

Protect the Most Vulnerable

Far Fewer Unaccompanied Minors Are Now Crossing the U.S. Border

  • Oct 10, 2014
  • By Rachel Roubein
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    National Journal

Protect the Most Vulnerable

A life-and-death struggle for asylum in America

  • Oct 08, 2014
  • By Susan Ferriss
  • Source:

    Center for Public Integrity

Protect the Most Vulnerable

For immigrant children, fate in U.S. a roll of the dice

  • Oct 07, 2014
  • By Mariano Castillo
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Fragomen Launches Nationwide Pro Bono Initiative in Response to Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Crisis
September 17, 2014
Fragomen, the world's leading firm exclusively devoted to counseling corporate clients on global immigration law, is partnering with Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) on a major pro bono initiative to re...
New York State's role in addressing the influx of migrant youth from Central American countries
September 16, 2014
Testimony New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Social Services Assembly Standing Committee on Children and Families Task Force on New Americans Megan McKenna, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND...
House of Representatives’ Supplemental Funding Bill Harms Children, Does Not Address Key Issues
July 30, 2014
July 30, 2014 -- KIND strongly opposes the House of Representatives' supplemental funding bill introduced yesterday as it completely undermines existing protections for unaccompanied children, decimat...