The KIND Blog

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


KIND Gala Dinner Benefit 2013 Honors Outstanding Volunteers

  on May 1, 2013   in

Victoria Reggie Kennedy, Philip Glass, and Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist Sonia Nazario among Special Guests at “Coming Together for Children Alone”


KIND to Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell April 30

  on April 29, 2013   in

KIND Board Co-Chair and Microsoft Executive Vice President and General Counsel Brad Smith to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on April 30 KIND honored for its work helping immigrant children alone in the

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Senate’s Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill: Big Step Toward the Protection of Children Alone

  on April 17, 2013   in

Washington, DC, April 17, 2013 — Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) applauds the Senate’s Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill introduced today for its significant protections for children who have come to the United States alone.

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