Court of Appeals Ruling Guts Flawed Remain in Mexico Policy

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) applauds two critical United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rulings issued today that invalidate two of…...

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Trump Administration Must Rescind Migrant Protection Protocols Placing Children and Families in Danger

Washington, DC – A year after the Trump Administration implemented a new policy that requires certain asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for the duration…...

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First separated parents returning from Guatemala to U.S. as part of court order

Nine parents who were among the many hundreds separated from their children during the Trump Administration’s “Zero Tolerance” policy in the summer of 2018 are…...

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KIND Launches New Website: New Features, Easier Access

KIND is thrilled to launch the new year with a new, more vibrant and accessible website that features our expanding work to help children as…...

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Statement on the Death of Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez

Following the release of video footage and news coverage detailing the tragic death of 16-year-old Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) President…...

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Universal Children’s Day: New Partnership Helps Refugee Children in Ireland Reunify with Family

On UN Universal Children’s Day, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), the Immigrant Council of Ireland, and Irish Refugee Council are proud to announce a…...

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Historic Number of Children Arriving in U.S. in 2019 Demonstrates Failures of Current Policies

Nearly 70,000 migrant children have been held in government custody this year and are being held for significantly longer periods of time. KIND notes that the Administration’s…...

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Amending TVPRA, Terminating Flores: Non-Negotiable Threats to Immigrant and Refugee Children

KIND strongly condemns President Trump’s request in a January 4, 2019 letter to Congress to terminate the Flores Settlement Agreement and amend the Trafficking Victims…...

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U.S. Agreement with El Salvador Will Deny Safety to Children Fleeing Grave Danger

El Salvador is one of world’s most dangerous countries; the Trump Administration’s agreement with it will ensure that more children seeking safety are sent there.…...

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