For Media Inquiries, please contact: Megan McKenna, Senior Director of Communications and Community Engagement or
Alejandra Paz, Communications Project Coordinator.
Click here to read KIND's online social media policy

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

Learn more

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

Learn more

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

Learn more

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

Learn more

KIND Welcomes Founding Executive Director

by KIND   on January 14, 2009

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), a Washington, D.C.-based non-governmental organization (NGO) whose mission is to ensure pro bono legal counsel to unaccompanied immigrant children in the United States, today announced the appointment of its

Learn more

“Kids in Need of Defense” (KIND) Launched by Microsoft, Angelina Jolie, Major Law Firms and Corporate Legal Departments

by KIND   on October 18, 2008

New Children’s Advocacy Organization to Provide Legal Assistance for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children in U.S. Microsoft Corp., internationally acclaimed actress Angelina Jolie, and more than 25 law firms and corporate law departments announced today the formation

Learn more

Microsoft set to help the littlest immigrants

by Lornet Turnbull   on October 17, 2008   publication:

With some of the biggest legal heavy hitters in the country and Angelina Jolie as a spokesperson, Microsoft today launched a new initiative to provide free legal services to illegal-immigrant children facing possible deportation. Partnered

Learn more