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Social Security Delays Impact on Unaccompanied Children

April 2, 2024

Social Security Delays Impede Unaccompanied Children’s Integration, Safety, and Stability Kids in Need of Defense issued a resource on the recent social security delays unaccompanied…

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SCOTUS ruling on Abbott Immigration bill puts children in harm’s way

March 19, 2024

Following the Supreme Court's decision to uphold Texas Governor Greg Abbott's controversial immigration bill, KIND President Wendy Young issues a critical statement,

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New Guidance on Children’s Cases in Immigration Court

March 15, 2024

KIND's review on the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) Director’s Memorandum containing new guidance to the immigration courts on children’s cases. On December 21,…

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The Defending Borders, Defending Democracies Act Would Undo the U.S. Protection System for Unaccompanied Children

March 12, 2024

Throughout its one-year duration, the Defending Borders, Defending Democracies Act (H.R. 7372) would undo the U.S. protection system for unaccompanied children by eliminating core anti-trafficking…

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Senate’s Bipartisan Immigration Package Includes Critical Protections for Unaccompanied Children

February 5, 2024

Following release of the United States Senate’s bipartisan “Emergency National Security Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2024,” Kids in Need of Defense President Wendy Young issued the…

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Family Reunification of Unaccompanied Afghan Minors

February 5, 2024

This information was prepared by Kids in Need of Defense on behalf of the Unaccompanied Afghan Minor Working Group, which is part of the Evacuate…

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U.S. Policies and Laws Affecting Children on the Move

January 16, 2024

Laws Affecting Children on the Move KIND created this timeline presents a brief overview of international and domestic agreements laws affecting children on the move.…

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Kids in Need of Defense Applauds DOJ Creation of Specialized Children’s Dockets in Immigration Courts

December 21, 2023

The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), under the Department of Justice, has just issued groundbreaking guidance for children's immigration proceedings. This pivotal update establishes…

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Family Reunification Pledge

December 12, 2023

KIND Joins UNHCR Multistakeholder Family Reunification Pledge at the Global Refugee Forum. Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) is proud to join the Multistakeholder Family…

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