KIND Statement on DHS Inspector General Report on Family Separation

Two years after the Trump Administration implemented its policy to separate immigrant children from their parents, today the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General…...

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CDC Extension to Close Border to Kids Runs Counter to Commonsense, Expert Advice

In response to today’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) order to continue the temporary suspension of all immigration into the United States, Kids…...

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As Central America Aid Resumes, the U.S.’s Return of Refugees and Immigrants May Undermine Impact

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) today urged the U.S. State Department to ensure that the resumption of much-needed U.S. foreign assistance to Central America…...

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KIND Decries Plan to Temporarily Suspend Immigration

In response to President Donald J. Trump’s late-night Tweet announcing that he will sign an Executive Order to temporarily suspend all immigration to the United…...

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79 Organizations Join Forces to Call for an Immediate End to Expulsions of Unaccompanied Children at U.S. Southern Border

Today, 79 organizations and academic institutions urged U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…...

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Border Patrol Guidance Document Reveals Lack of Protections for Unaccompanied Children

Today in response to Border Patrol COVID-19 guidance that substantiates reports of agents turning away immigrants seeking safety in the United States, including unaccompanied children,…...

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Media Telebriefing: Experts Address COVID-19 Dangers for Unaccompanied Children

As we all continue to grapple with the growing impact of COVID-19 on the United States, the news is increasingly grim with more states issuing…...

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Immigration Court Announcement Runs Counter to COVID-19 Federal Guidance

In procedures inexplicably announced on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings via Twitter, the Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) said that immigration courts…...

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KIND Urges Commonsense Precautions to Protect Unaccompanied Children and Professionals Who Serve Them

Today we call for immediate implementation of commonsense policies and precautions to protect the long-term health and safety of unaccompanied children on the move and…...

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