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Ensuring Humane and Orderly Processing of Unaccompanied Children at the U.S.-Mexico Border

January 6, 2023

As the Biden Administration prepares to end the use of Title 42 expulsions, it must refrain from any actions that restrict access to humanitarian protection in the United States. In preparation for the end of the policy, the Administration can and should adopt the below recommendations on an immediate and…

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Celebrating the Work of our Pro Bono Attorneys and Partners at KIND

October 25, 2022

Our pro bono partners make our work possible, and we are grateful for their ongoing support of our organization and the profound impact they have…

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Advocates for Unaccompanied Children Welcome Funding for HHS

September 30, 2022

Kids in Need of Defense calls for allocation to legal support for unaccompanied children.

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Jennifer Cortes from Verma Cortes LLC

June 18, 2022

We are pleased to highlight Jennifer Cortes of Verma Cortes LLC as Pro Bono Attorney of the Month for June. On her fourth pro bono…

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Rachel Benedict

June 10, 2022

We're proud to feature Rachel Benedict as our June Pro Bono Attorney of the Month.

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Lucille “Lucy” Bartholomew from Covington & Burling LLP

March 29, 2022

KIND’s Washington D.C. Office is pleased to recognize Lucille “Lucy” Bartholomew of Covington & Burling LLP as Pro Bono Attorney of the month for March…

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Volunteer Fact Sheet

February 7, 2022

Are you interested in representing an unaccompanied child and are you part of a law firm or corporation?  Download one of our volunteer fact sheets…

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Senator Hirono’s Fair Day in Court for Kids Act Provides the Legal Protection All Children Deserve

November 4, 2021

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) is praising the introduction of the Fair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2021, legislation by Senator Mazie…

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Legal Representation for Children and Youth Program Request for Proposals

September 22, 2021

KIND seeks proposals by non-profit, community-based organizations in New Jersey with at least 5 years of experience providing legal representation and social support services to…

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KIND Comments on DHS Docket for Victims of Severe Forms of Trafficking in Persons

September 15, 2021

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) submits the following comments in response to the above-referenced request for comments. KIND is the leading national nonprofit organization…

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