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Inside The Desperate Search For 343 Parents Deported Without Their Kids

by Angelina Chapin   on September 2, 2018   publication:

They have a government-provided list of 343 names. But for a group of lawyers and immigration advocates, tracking down the parents who were separated from their children at the border under the Trump administration’s zero

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Still separated: Nearly 500 migrant children taken from their parents remain in U.S. custody

by Maria Sacchetti   on August 31, 2018   publication:

Lawyers are cold–calling phone numbers in far-flung Central American villages, and enlisting church pastors and schoolteachers to help. They are spreading the word on radio stations, putting up posters and setting up Spanish-language hotlines. They

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Haiyun Damon-Feng: Staff Attorney at KIND

by Brittney Lynn   on August 28, 2018   publication:

Click here to listen to KIND Staff Attorney, Haiyun Damon-Feng speak to Day in the Life’s, Brittney Lynn, on KIND, her experiences speaking to separated families at the US-Mexico border, her work, and so much

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D.C. Has Legal Aid For Immigrants, But The City Doesn’t Use Tax Dollars to Help Undocumented Ones That Are Detained

by Fenit Nirappil and Marissa J. Lang   on August 26, 2018   publication:

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) often touts her administration’s immigrant legal-aid fund when activists say she hasn’t done enough to protect undocumented residents from President Trump’s immigration crackdown. The mayor’s office has awarded $1

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Attorney General Hinders Access to Protection for Child Survivors of Violence, Abuse, and Trafficking

by KIND Press Release   on August 24, 2018

In the latest of a series of decisions undermining access to due process and the independence of our immigration courts, Attorney General Jeff Sessions last week greatly restricted the ability of immigration judges to grant

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ICE Handcuffs Immigrant Kids on Their 18th Birthdays, Drags Them to Jail

by Tim Elfrink   on August 23, 2018   publication:

When one of his abusive mother’s gangbanger friends held a gun to his chest and threatened to pull the trigger, Nolbiz Orellana knew he’d die in Honduras. So this past January, the then-17-year-old made the

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The Thousands of Children Who Go to Immigration Court Alone

by Misyrlena Egkolfopoulou   on August 21, 2018   publication:

A few times a month, San Francisco’s immigration court becomes a day-care center of sorts. Toys, stuffed animals, and coloring books decorate the waiting room. Children as young as four years old have come here

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Niños sin documentos ni ayuda legal

by Laura Sepulveda   on August 20, 2018   publication:

KIND’s Jennifer Podkul speaks with VOA’s, Laura Sepulveda, about undocumented and unaccompanied children alone in their immigration court proceedings. Click here to listen:

Why It’s Harder for Unaccompanied Minors to Find a Lawyer Now

by Beth Fertig   on August 20, 2018   publication:

It took her 32 hours to drive from Houston to New York City. But 40 year-old Carina said she just had to be there for her teenage cousin’s hearing in immigration court in Manhattan in

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Stormy Daniels’ lawyer appears in Houston immigration court

by Nooman Merchant   on August 14, 2018   publication:

The attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress went to immigration court Tuesday to try to secure the release of a 9-year-old boy from Guatemala. A judge

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