The KIND Blog

Immigration: Making Decisions In the Best Interest of the Child

  on January 27, 2014   in

The Newseum in Washington, D.C., has a permanent exhibit of Pulitzer Prize winning photographs that silences crowds and brings forth a range of emotions in people. As Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Eddie Adams explains, “If it

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KIND participates in First Regional Gathering on Unaccompanied Children in Guatemala

  on September 24, 2013   in

KIND President Wendy Young and GCRRP Director Wendy Ramirez at the Regional Seminar on Unaccompanied Children in Antigua, Guatemala, August 27 and 28th.KIND attended the first Regional Seminar on Unaccompanied Children, which was hosted by

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KIND Welcomes Representative Roybal-Allard’s Family Protection Border Bill

  on September 23, 2013   in

KIND is pleased to support Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)’s latest bill in support of fair treatment of vulnerable immigrants. The Protect Family Values at the Border Act, which Rep. Roybal-Allard (H.R. 3130), introduced on September

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KIND Welcomes New ICE Policy to Help Protect Parental Rights

  on September 2, 2013   in

KIND greatly appreciates U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)’s new directive to help protect the parental rights of undocumented parents and legal guardians of minor children in the agency’s immigration enforcement activities. The new directive,

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Breaking new ground for vulnerable immigrant children in California

  on August 22, 2013   in

Yliana Johansen has spent the last two years helping children in California who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected in their home country, and who fled to the United States alone to reunite with their

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Help KIND protect child victims of sexual violence and abuse

  on August 14, 2013   in

Dear KIND Friend, As a supporter of our work, you know that KIND’s central mission is to provide pro bono representation to unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children so that no child has to face immigration

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KIND Board Member and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and Author Sonia Nazario Keynote Speech

  on June 5, 2013   in

“Coming Together for Children Alone”KIND Benefit Gala Dinner, April 30, 2013 It is an honor to be with you here tonight to celebrate the work and accomplishments of KIND. I am a board member of

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Act Now on Immigration Reform in the Senate!

  on May 31, 2013   in

Support Immigration Reform – The time to advocate is NOW! Tell your Senator to vote “Yes” on S. 744


Victories for Children Alone in Senate Immigration Hearings

  on May 21, 2013   in

Yesterday was a great day for unaccompanied children in the Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee has been working its way through more than 300 amendments to the Senate comprehensive immigration reform bill (S. 744) that

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Gala 2013 Great Success!

  on May 11, 2013   in

KIND honored American Express, Wyndham Worldwide, Holland & Knight, Lowenstein Sandler, and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett for their outstanding assistance to unaccompanied children