2019 Annual Report: Protecting Kids in Peril

May 11, 2020

As KIND embarks on its second decade, we face serious and daunting challenges that put unaccompanied children crossing the U.S. southern border and those on the move around the world at risk.  They are in peril and, in response, KIND is leading a strategic, smart, and robust effort to protect…

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Timeline: How the Trump Administration is Rolling Back Protections

July 29, 2020

The Trump Administration has taken deliberate steps to roll back protections for unaccompanied minors and refugee children, and is working towards numerous other actions that…

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ICE Use of Hotels for Children: Callous Disregard for Child Welfare and the Law

July 22, 2020

In response to news reports that the Trump Administration is detaining unaccompanied children as young as 1 year old in hotels, Kids in Need of…

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KIND Releases Report Detailing the Ongoing Practice of Separating Children from Their Parents as They Seek Asylum

July 16, 2020

This Friday is the deadline for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to comply with a court order to release children from family immigration detention in…

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Family Separation: Two Years Later, the Crisis Continues

July 16, 2020

This report details KIND’s work on behalf of separated children since the end of the zero tolerance policy and highlights the gaps that remain in…

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KIND Comments on the Proposed Asylum Regulations

July 16, 2020

KIND called on EOIR and DHS to withdraw a proposed rule that would make it virtually impossible for unaccompanied children and other asylum-seekers to receive…

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Expulsions at the U.S.-MX Border: Sending Children Back to Danger

July 13, 2020

Since March, thousands of unaccompanied children, and tens of thousands more asylum seekers, have been expelled from the border, denying them any opportunity to seek…

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Joint Letter to Acting Director of ICE: Release the Families Together

July 8, 2020

We, the undersigned children’s rights organizations, write to request that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) release all children - together with their families -…

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Presidents Trump and López Obrador Must Prioritize the Safety of Migrant Children

July 8, 2020

When presidents Trump and López Obrador meet to discuss the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, KIND urges the leaders to discuss ways…

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Congress Should Fund the USCIS Shortfall While Ensuring Accountability

July 7, 2020

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is currently running a shortfall in its annual operating budget of an estimated $1.2 billion. Officials with the fee-funded…

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