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ICE put a 4-year-old on a plane to Guatemala. Her dad found out 30 minutes before she landed

by Catherine E. Shoichet   on October 11, 2018   publication:

Six months after US officials separated them at the border, ICE put a 4-year-old girl on a plane to Guatemala this week so she could be reunited with her father. But there was one major

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Trump administration transfers hundreds of migrant children to border tent camp

by Molly Hennessy-Fiske   on October 3, 2018   publication:

The Trump administration has transferred hundreds of children who entered the U.S. illegally to a temporary tent shelter on the border in Texas that immigrant advocates have condemned as “substandard.” The camp, which is operated

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Proposed Changes to Public Charge: An Appalling Disregard for Humanity

by KIND Press Release   on September 26, 2018

The Administration’s recent proposal restricting access to lawful permanent resident status or admission for certain immigrants if they use critical federal assistance programs and benefits would gravely harm children, families, communities, and our immigration system.

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Parents face tougher rules to get immigrant children back

by Gisela Salomon and Claudia Torrens   on September 22, 2018   publication:

MIAMI (AP) — Armando Tabora desperately wants to get his teenage daughter out of the government detention facility where she has been for more than three months. He has been stymied at every turn. The

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Ice arrests more than 40 people trying to sponsor migrant children

by Erin Durkin   on September 21, 2018   publication:

The Trump administration, in its continued immigration crackdown, has arrested more than 40 people who came forward to help undocumented migrant children, in a move that is sparking alarm among advocates. Parents, relatives and friends

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KIND Statement on Presidential Determination on Refugees

by KIND Statement   on September 20, 2018

Statement by Wendy Young:  “KIND deplores the historically low number the Trump Administration has announced as its ceiling for refugees to be admitted to the United States next year. By allowing entry to only 30,000

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Children in ORR Custody

by KIND Statement   on September 19, 2018

Unaccompanied children must be received and protected when they arrive in our country seeking protection.  We must ensure appropriate care and custody until they can be reunified with a family member.  Any facilities holding children

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Statement for the Record: HSGAC Hearing “The Implications of the Reinterpretation of the Flores Settlement Agreement for Border Security and Illegal Immigration Incentives”

by KIND Statement   on September 18, 2018

Statement for the Record Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) on “The Implications of the Reinterpretation of the Flores Settlement Agreement for Border Security and Illegal Immigration Incentives” U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and

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De Blasio Administration Allocates $4.1 Million To Provide Legal Assistance For Migrant Children And Separated Families

by NYC Gov   on September 18, 2018

Announcement comes as volunteer City delegation returns from week of providing pro bono help to hundreds of detained families at the southern border NEW YORK—As a group of volunteer attorneys recruited from several City agencies

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NGOs Oppose U.S. Plans to Fund Mexico for Deportations of Non-Mexican Migrants & Bilateral Negotiations around a Safe Third Country Agreement, Urge Governments to Abandon Plans

  on September 14, 2018

The undersigned immigrant rights, refugee rights, humanitarian, human rights, children’s rights, women’s rights, and faith-based organizations from Mexico and the United States strongly oppose a reported plan from the United States to fund the Mexican

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