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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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Statement for the Record: The Biden Border Crisis: Part I

January 31, 2023

Kids in Need of Defense released a statement for the record ahead of the House Judiciary Committee hearing, the Biden Border Crisis.

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KIND Urges Administration to Act as 57 Unaccompanied Children Discovered by Mexican Authorities

January 27, 2023

Following news that Mexican authorities found 57 unaccompanied children among 67 migrants in a truck traveling north from Guatemala, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)…

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North American Leaders Must Prioritize Protection of Migrant Children

January 9, 2023

As the North American Leaders’ Summit approaches, KIND is urging that the protection of unaccompanied children on the move be a priority.

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Biden Visit to El Paso: Need for Truly Humane Border Processes that Protect Children

January 7, 2023

As President Biden prepares to visit El Paso on Sunday, KIND urges the Administration to end its reliance on border restrictions and deterrence and to…

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Biden Administration’s New Restrictive Border Policies Could End U.S. Protection for Unaccompanied Children as We Know It  

January 5, 2023

KIND President Wendy Young issued a statement on the Biden Administration's new restrictive border policies.

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Supreme Court Decision Keeps Most Vulnerable Frozen Out from U.S. Protection

December 28, 2022

 Washington, DC – The U.S. Supreme Court today blocked the Biden Administration’s plan to end the Title 42 border policy, a temporary action that gives…

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Congress Recognizes Safety Needs of Unaccompanied Immigrant and Refugee Children

December 23, 2022

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 omnibus spending package contains much-needed support for the protection of unaccompanied children. KIND welcomes the increased support for vital services…

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Supreme Court’s Temporary Halt to Ending Title 42 Endangers Families, Children

December 19, 2022

This afternoon, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to temporarily block the end of the Title 42 border policy, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)…

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KIND Welcomes Updated U.S. Strategy on Gender-Based Violence

December 12, 2022

Today, the U.S. government launched its updated 2022 U.S. Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-Based Violence Globally. This critical initiative, which KIND advised upon…

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