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KIND Urges Administration to Act as 57 Unaccompanied Children Discovered by Mexican Authorities

Following news that Mexican authorities found 57 unaccompanied children among 67 migrants in a truck traveling north from Guatemala, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)…...

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KIND Calls on New Congress to Protect Unaccompanied Children

With immigration reform a political priority for both parties, KIND urges policymakers to work collaboratively to achieve durable solutions that center the needs of children…...

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North American Leaders Must Prioritize Protection of Migrant Children

As the North American Leaders’ Summit approaches, KIND is urging that the protection of unaccompanied children on the move be a priority....

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Biden Visit to El Paso: Need for Truly Humane Border Processes that Protect Children

As President Biden prepares to visit El Paso on Sunday, KIND urges the Administration to end its reliance on border restrictions and deterrence and to…...

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Biden Administration’s New Restrictive Border Policies Could End U.S. Protection for Unaccompanied Children as We Know It  

KIND President Wendy Young issued a statement on the Biden Administration's new restrictive border policies....

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Supreme Court Decision Keeps Most Vulnerable Frozen Out from U.S. Protection

 Washington, DC – The U.S. Supreme Court today blocked the Biden Administration’s plan to end the Title 42 border policy, a temporary action that gives…...

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Congress Recognizes Safety Needs of Unaccompanied Immigrant and Refugee Children

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 omnibus spending package contains much-needed support for the protection of unaccompanied children. KIND welcomes the increased support for vital services…...

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Supreme Court’s Temporary Halt to Ending Title 42 Endangers Families, Children

This afternoon, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to temporarily block the end of the Title 42 border policy, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)…...

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KIND President Decries Heartbreaking Setback to Dismantle MPP

Following today’s U.S. District Court ruling that blocks the Biden Administration from ending the life-endangering Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as “Remain in Mexico”…...

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