KIND Blueprint: Concrete Steps to Protect Unaccompanied Children on the Move

November 2, 2020

KIND’s Blueprint for the protection of unaccompanied children provides guidance on how the U.S. government should uphold its responsibility to treat these children humanely and in accordance with the law and this country’s ideals. Their unique vulnerabilities require a legal and policy framework that provides enhanced procedural safeguards and protection…

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KIND Urges U.S. Government to Provide Immediate Humanitarian Assistance to Central America and Halt Deportations Amid Hurricane Devastation

November 18, 2020

Just two weeks after the destruction of Hurricane Eta, Central America has now been battered by Hurricane Iota, compounding an urgent humanitarian emergency in countries…

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Recommendations for the Biden Taskforce to Address Family Separation and Reunify Families

November 18, 2020

In 2018, the Trump Administration’s Zero Tolerance policy forcibly separated more than 2,800 children from their parents--and shocked the nation’s conscience. These separations, and the…

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Ruling on Border Expulsions is a Victory for Child Refugees and U.S. Commitment to Protecting the Most Vulnerable

November 18, 2020

Today in response to a D.C. District Court ruling that excludes children from the Trump Administration’s Title 42 expulsions at the U.S.-Mexico border, Kids in…

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KIND to Accept Cryptocurrencies Donations Ahead of #BitcoinTuesday

November 17, 2020

Today, just weeks ahead of #BitcoinTuesday on Dec. 3, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) announced that its supporters can now donate to the organization’s…

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The Biden-Harris Administration Must Resume Reception of Unaccompanied Children

November 13, 2020

As detailed below, in response to the Trump administration’s politically motivated CDC order invoking Title 42 and the illegal expulsions of unaccompanied children and asylum…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: PRESS TELEBRIEFING The First 100 Days:

November 12, 2020

Washington, DC – On Monday, November 16, at 1 p.m. EST, Kids in Need of Defense experts will hold a media telebriefing to detail concrete…

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Timeline: How the Trump Administration is Rolling Back Protections

November 10, 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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Thwarted Potential

November 5, 2020

In the summer of 2014, a dramatic rise in the number of unaccompanied children who were fleeing violence and danger in their home countries, particularly…

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Explainer: The 545 missing separated parents of immigrant and refugee children

October 29, 2020

A Steering Committee charged by a federal court to find the parents forcibly separated by the Trump Administration has not been able to reach 545…

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