2021 Annual Report: A Time of Transformation

August 4, 2022

In this Annual Report, you will read the stories of the life-changing work led by KIND staff in 2021.

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Blocked from Protection: Unaccompanied Migrant Children on Mexico's Southern Border

September 21, 2022

As the number of asylum seekers in Mexico has increased significantly in recent years, Mexico has militarized its southern border region in response. As a…

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KIND Commends Senators’ Call to Send Child Welfare Professionals to the Border

September 16, 2022

WASHINGTON — Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) applauds Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Mazie Hirono (D-HI) for their letter yesterday calling upon the Department…

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Global Priorities for Unaccompanied, Separated Children

September 12, 2022

Kids In Need of Defense outlines critical needs of children in advance of UNGA.

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Embracing Child Protection: Priorities to Support the Safety and Well-being of Unaccompanied and Separated Children Globally

September 12, 2022

Each year, millions of children worldwide are forced to migrate in search of protection from severe threats to their lives and well-being.

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Specialized Children’s Dockets in Immigration Court

September 12, 2022

As part of a holistic vision to create a child-centered approach to the processing of children’s cases, KIND supports the establishment of a children’s court…

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Rising to the Challenge: Protecting and Addressing the Trauma of Unaccompanied Afghan Children

August 25, 2022

In August 2021, as the Taliban took over the government of Afghanistan, the United States raced against the clock to relocate our Afghan allies to…

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Afghan Adjustment Act Would Provide Safety to Afghan Allies and Separated Children

August 24, 2022

Washington, DC –Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) urges swift passage of a bipartisan bill that would provide lawful permanent resident status and a path…

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Return and Reintegration of Unaccompanied Migrant Children

August 10, 2022

KIND created the Child Migrant Return and Reintegration Program to ensure that returning children have the support and resources they need for safe return and…

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Family Separation Four Years In: Much More to Be Done

July 21, 2022

It’s been four years since that horrific summer when the previous Administration wrenched thousands of children from their parents’ arms and forcibly separated them under…

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