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DHS Makes Humanitarian Decision in Returning Teenagers to the U.S. from Mexico

by KIND   on January 31, 2011

Kids In Need of Defense (KIND) applauds the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) decision to bring back to the United States on humanitarian grounds three teenagers the agency apprehended a month ago in a controversial

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KIND’s Social Media Policy

  on January 1, 2011

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) is a nonprofit organization that works to find pro bono representation for unaccompanied children in the United States. We also advocate for laws, policies, and procedures to enhance the

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Microsoft Donates $3 Million to Help Children Alone in the United States

by KIND   on October 19, 2010

The Microsoft Corporation has donated $3 million to help children who come to the United States without a parent or legal guardian find pro bono lawyers to represent them in immigration court proceedings. The $3

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National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Partners with KIND

by KIND   on February 23, 2010

The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) has formed a first-of-its-kind partnership with Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), a nonprofit organization founded by Microsoft Corporation and actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie, to provide

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KIND Urges Humanitarian Parole for Unaccompanied and Separated Haitian Children

by KIND   on January 20, 2010

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) applauds the decision by the U.S. government to grant humanitarian parole to certain Haitian orphans and allowing them to come to the United States to receive the care they

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KIND Welcomes TPS for Haitians

by KIND   on January 16, 2010

KIND welcomes the Obama administration’s decision to grant temporary protected status (TPS) to Haitians in the United States. TPS will provide these Haitians a safe haven while Haiti struggles to recover and rebuild. To read

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KIND Welcomes USG Decision to Grant TPS to Haitians in the U.S.

by KIND   on January 15, 2010

KIND welcomes the Obama administration’s decision to grant temporary protected status (TPS) to Haitians in the United States. TPS will provide these Haitians a safe haven while Haiti struggles to recover and rebuild. “This is

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Detained immigrant children face legal maze in U.S.

by Rose Marie Arce   on October 22, 2009   publication:

When “Marta” was 12, she entered the United States illegally, hoping to join her mother, who had left her in Central America years ago to search for work. Three years later she was sitting in

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KIND aid for youngest of the undocumented through Kids in Need of Defense

by Albor Ruiz   on September 3, 2009   publication:

It’s a worthwhile project with a clear purpose: to provide free legal assistance to the thousands of children who cross the United States border alone. “There is a tremendous need,” said Wendy Young, the executive

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Letter to the editor, Kids used as bait

by Wendy Young   on March 30, 2009

Re: Carol Marbin Miller’s March 27 article Family group blamed for turning in immigrants: As a nation that defines itself by its family values, it is unconscionable that the United States continues to implement our immigration

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