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Lin-Manuel Miranda In Collaboration with Prizeo Offers A #HAM4ALL Shot at Attending the Los Angeles Opening Night of Hamilton

  on June 26, 2017

Press Contacts: FOR PRIZEO Nancy Mallory / Matthew Troillett Nancy.Mallory@charitynetwork.com / MTroillett@charitynetwork.com   FOR LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA Charlie Guadano, Sunshine Sachs Guadano@sunshinesachs.com For Immediate Release, Please BENEFITTING THE IMMIGRANTS: WE GET THE JOB DONE COALITION New

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While Trump cracks down on immigration, children flee horrors in Central America

by E.A. Crunden   on June 9, 2017   publication:

A new report says children in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador are fleeing “rape, domestic violence, sexual servitude, and human trafficking.” Sexual and gender-based violence is forcing more and more children to flee Central America

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Sexual and Gender-based Violence Forces Children to Flee Central America, Report by KIND and Human Rights Center Fray Matías de Córdova Finds

by KIND Press Release   on June 7, 2017

June 7, 2017 – Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) is pervasive in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala, and with no protection against this violence in their home countries, many children, especially girls and LGBTI children,

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How Microsoft Is Defending Refugee Minors Facing Deportation

by Keren Blankfeld   on May 23, 2017

Microsoft President Brad Smith recalls that the decision to support immigration and refugees seemed natural when he created a pro-bono program for Microsoft lawyers in 2002. “We have employees in Washington State that have come

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For a special visa, young immigrants need a judge to rule they’ve been abandoned. Some judges refuse to decide.

by Antonio Olivo   on May 17, 2017   publication:

The Virginia Court of Appeals is considering two cases that could determine whether young undocumented immigrants can seek special visas intended for those who can’t return to their homelands because their parents have neglected, abused

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Sexual, Gender Violence Driving Central American Youths to Flee Their Countries

by Suzanne Gamboa   on May 5, 2017   publication:

Sexual and gender-based violence by gangs, particularly against girls, has been a major driver of Central American youths from the region, a group that protects immigrant children reported Thursday. Gang members are using rape, kidnapping,

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This Is The Horrific Violence Trump Is Forcing Central American Refugees To Return To

by Bryan Schatz   on May 5, 2017   publication:

Brutal gangs and impotent governments are driving children to flee. While President Donald Trump has squawked about “bad hombres” invading America, the reality is that many migrants seeking to settle in the United States are

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Report Finds Sexual and Gender-based Violence Major Cause of Flight of Central American Children to US

by KIND Press Release   on May 4, 2017

May 4, 2017 –Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) is a significant factor in driving girls, women, and LGBTI people to flee Central America, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) found in a report released today.

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How a Hollywood Law Firm Is Helping Undocumented Children Survive Trump

by Ashley Cullins   on May 3, 2017   publication:

O’Melveny & Myers has been donating thousands of hours to kids and others — even before the president signed his travel ban in January. Says one attorney of their clients: “We had 12-year-olds who saw

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Even before Trump threat, mothers and children separated at the border

by Jeremy Schwartz   on April 25, 2017

Ana Mendoza, a 29-year-old Honduran immigrant, can’t erase the image from her mind: With her 10-year-old son and 12-year-old cousin in tow, she had arrived at the International Bridge in Hidalgo on Jan. 19, the

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