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Researcher’s Notebook: Law firms join KIND to fight for juvenile justice

by Deena Zaidi   on February 22, 2019   publication:

Juan escaped his gang “family.” Pablo ran away from an abusive father who beat him. Beatriz was tired of living homeless and hungry.   Though the details of their individual journeys differ, by the time

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The Trump administration keeps breaking up migrant families. Here’s how they do it

by Alan Gomez   on February 21, 2019   publication:

The Trump administration has been blocked from systematically breaking up migrant families, but hundreds of children crossing the border continue to be separated from their parents in a process requiring none of the oversight used to removechildren in the United

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Organizacion KIND Ayuda a Menores Indocumentados

by Fatima Navarrete   on February 21, 2019   publication:

KIND’s, Katie Annand, speaks to Univision 21 in Fresno about KIND and their work in the Central Valley. More here:

Trump Official Helping Oversee Migrant Shelter Says He Found Out About “Zero Tolerance” Policy on TV

by Emily Green   on February 8, 2019   publication:

When senior government officials and immigration advocates testified before Congress Thursday about the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, they told harrowing stories about the thousands of children separated from their parents at the border last

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Some ‘zero tolerance’ kids might never get their parents back, U.S. admits

by Caitlin Dickson   on February 8, 2019   publication:

Last spring, following threats of violence from local gang members, a teenage girl and her mother fled their home in El Salvador to seek refuge in the United States, only to be forcibly separated from

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Testimony on Migrant Family Separation

by KVEO   on February 7, 2019   publication:

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas – Lawmakers held a hearing today on family separations at the border. The Health and Human Services secretary declined to testify before the committee last year. The government said more than

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McConnell-Trump bill: Dangerous and Disingenuous

  on January 23, 2019

January 23, 2019 – The Senate Republican leadership’s funding bill to end the government shutdown that would codify President Trump’s immigration proposal into law is dangerous and disingenuous.  Instead of offering humanitarian protection, it would

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Senate plans votes on competing bills to reopen government

by Erica Werner, John Wagner, and Jeff Stein   on January 22, 2019   publication:

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday scheduled a pair of competing votes to reopen the federal government, announcing that he would bring up dueling proposals from President Trump and the Democrats that would

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Non-zero tolerance: DHS is still separating families at the border

by Caitlin Dickson   on January 18, 2019   publication:

In the five months since President Trump issued an executive order indefinitely suspending his administration’s zero-tolerance family separation policy, immigration officials have continued to separate immigrant children and parents — at steadily increasing rates. According

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The Crisis at the Border as Seen from the Mexican Side

by The Washington State Indivisible Podcast   on January 11, 2019   publication:

KIND’s Jen Podkul speaks to The Washington State Indivisible Podcast about the humanitarian crisis happening at the Mexico border and her recent travels to Tijuana to investigate the conditions for immigrant children there. She discusses what

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