The Time is Now

Published   on February 2, 2013

Understanding and Addressing the Protection of Immigrant Children Who Come Alone to the US

Comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) is an opportunity to re-work the U.S. immigration system to ensure that it is fair, leads to greater prosperity, and protects the most vulnerable among us. Ensuring a safe haven from persecution and other abuse to those in desperate need is one of the core values upon which the United States was built.

It is KIND’s hope that this report will serve as a roadmap to a re-thinking of U.S. laws, policy, and practice towards unaccompanied children and lead to comprehensive reform that is based on a deeper understanding of their unique vulnerabilities and on a framework in which their well being and protection are paramount.

Download the full report here.

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