The Border, Trafficking, and Risks to Unaccompanied Children

In the last decade, children and young families have become the face of migration at the U.S.-Mexico border. Tens of thousands of children have made the life-threatening journey from their countries alone; families have often come with small children—all to escape the violence from which they have no protection.  No…

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Two Moms, Two Children and Migrant Protection Protocols

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Comments to USCIS for Asylum Application, Interview, and Employment Authorization

USCIS proposes sweeping changes to the eligibility requirements, process, and timeline for employment authorization applications by asylum seekers, including a 365-day waiting period, an unlawful…

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KIND Launches New Website: New Features, Easier Access

KIND is thrilled to launch the new year with a new, more vibrant and accessible website that features our expanding work to help children as…

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Comment Letter on USCIS Fee Schedule

The government proposes a steep and unwarranted escalation of fees applicable to numerous immigration application benefits, imposing barriers to seeking asylum, working lawfully in the…

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Inès Zamouri, Meagher Emanuel Laks Goldberg & Liao

KIND spoke with Inès Zamouri, Head of Pro Bono at Meagher Emanuel Laks Goldberg & Liao, LLP, about her dedication to representing unaccompanied children pro bono…

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Key Bills & Policies Tracker

Learn more about current bills and policies introduced that could affect immigrant and refugee children and their families as well as how you can support!

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Statement on the Death of Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez

Following the release of video footage and news coverage detailing the tragic death of 16-year-old Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) President…

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Volunteer Fact Sheet

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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KIND Fact Sheet

No child should ever face immigration court alone. Learn more about KIND, who we are, and what we do to protect unaccompanied migrant and refugee…

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