KIND Staff in navy and gray vest talking to a group of children as they stand on a colorful-board game.

On the Ground: Visiting KIND’s Office in Tapachula

On International Migrants Day, KIND celebrates the important contributions that migrants make in the U.S. and around the world and reflects on the challenges they…...

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Celebrating KIND Staff Member’s Commitment to Children Alone on Human Rights Day

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. KIND recognizes Human Rights Day with our staff. ...

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Two migrant teenage girls embrace in a hug along a busy street

KIND recognizes International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Gender-based violence is one of the primary reasons immigrant and refugee women and girls flee their homes to seek safety. Their countries cannot or will…...

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Celebrating Hope for Children and their Families at the U.S.-Mexico Border 

On World Children’s Day, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) is celebrating a court decision earlier this week that will help protect migrant children and…...

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“How are you?” Listening and Providing Hope to Detained, Separated Afghan children

Meet KIND Staff Attorney Cruz Espitia, Esq, on our detained team. He is helping to provide hope to detained, separated Afghan children....

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Coming Together for Children Alone - In Person - after Three Years

On Monday, October 17th, KIND and over 400 of its partners, donors, and supporters gathered at the American Museum of Natural History in New York…...

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Migrant child crouches down to play with an action figure along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Now is the Time to Hire Child Welfare Professionals at the Border

Last week while visiting Ciudad Juarez I watched a young girl and her family approach the U.S.-Mexico border. They were poised to present themselves to…...

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Citizenship Day 2022: Another Beginning

A few months ago, I opened an email from KIND attorney Lauren Sullivan in which she proudly told us that one of her clients had…...

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Honoring Citizenship Day

We talked with KIND's senior attorney, Lauren Sullivan on honoring Citizenship Day and witnessing her client become a U.S. citizen....

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