A Venezuelan migrant girl holds a doll while walking on the banks of the Rio Grande in Ciudad Juarez

U.S. Executive Office for Immigration Review Strengthens Fairness of Immigration Court for Children

Responding to KIND's advocacy, the U.S. Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have jointly issued a directive…...

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Wendy Young, Brad Smith, and Pamela Passman attend the Kids in Need of Defense 2023 Gala

KIND President Wendy Young on 15 Years of KIND

As we close out our 15th anniversary year, KIND President Wendy Young reflects on our journey serving unaccompanied children.  ...

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Laurie Carafone, Vice President of Legal Programs, Reflects on 12 Years at KIND

As we close out KIND's 15th anniversary year, we speak with one of our longtime staff members, Laurie Carafone, KIND’s current Vice President for Legal…...

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15 Years of KIND: From a Closet to Comprehensive Care

Discover KIND's remarkable journey from a closet office in Washington, D.C., to a global force for unaccompanied children. Founded by Wendy Young, KIND has grown…...

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KIND’s Boston Office Honors Longtime Volunteer Tony Rodriguez

Honoring the memory of Tony Rodriguez, the cherished volunteer at KIND's Boston Office, we celebrate a compassionate individual who devoted more than seven years to…...

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KIND’s Senior Director for Europe on Human Rights Day

This year’s Human Rights Day (yesterday, December 10) marks the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, first signed in 1948. Kirsty Thomson,…...

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Mother holding child as they wait present themselves at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Christie Turner-Herbas, Senior Director of Special Programs, Reflects on 10 Years at KIND

Explore the journey of a dedicated professional at KIND over the past decade, witnessing the organization's growth and transformative response to crises, including family separations…...

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Domingo Pablo's art piece detailing the rights of children.

Exploring Artistic Roots: Q&A with Domingo Pablo, Providence-Based Illustrator and RISD Graduate

Meet Domingo Pablo, an artist and illustrator based in Providence, RI, seamlessly incorporating his Guatemalan roots and fluency in K'iche', Spanish, and English. Graduating with…...

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The Link Between Gender-based Violence and Child Migration

On this International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, we spoke with Rachel Dotson, Director of KIND’s Gender and Migration Initiative, to reflect…...

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