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A Transgender Immigrant Youth's Story of Pride and Acceptance

June 13, 2024

Read the courageous story of Alexandra, a transgender woman whose journey to self-acceptance has been marked by resilience and determination. Growing up amidst familial rejection…

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KIND's Work in Poland

June 10, 2024

KIND in Poland KIND has worked in Poland since 2022. We work through a combination of a dedicated KIND staff attorney (based in Lublin) and…

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Public Comment on a Public Rule for Work Authorization and Work Permits (EADs)

June 6, 2024

KIND submitted a public comment on a rule that temporarily increases the automatic extension period for work authorization and work permits (EADs) for certain renewal…

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New Presidential Proclamation Imperils Children and Family Unity 

June 4, 2024

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) acknowledges the Biden Administration’s decision to exempt unaccompanied children from temporary asylum restrictions. However, raises concerns about the order's…

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Volunteering with KIND's Social Services Team

May 23, 2024

Helping Unaccompanied Children Adjust to Life in the United States Unaccompanied children around the world are searching for safety, fleeing violence and persecution from which…

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Border Act Promotes Bipartisanship

May 23, 2024

In anticipation of the Senate’s vote today on the bipartisan Border Act (S. 4361), Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)’s Vice President of U.S. Federal…

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Maritime Interdictions of Unaccompanied Children

April 29, 2024

Amidst escalating turmoil since President Jovenel Moïse's 2021 assassination, Haiti faces dire humanitarian crises, accentuated by UNHCR's moratorium plea. Recent gang assaults in Port-au-Prince spotlight…

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KIND Statement on Office of Refugee Resettlement’s Final Unaccompanied Children Program Foundational Rule to Codify Flores Settlement Agreement

April 25, 2024

KIND releases a statement on the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) final Unaccompanied Children Program Foundational Rule, codifying the Flores Settlement Agreement (FSA).

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Luis' colorful, vibrant painting over an eagle soaring across the Salto del Angel in Venezuela

Luis' Art, Identity, and Freedom: A Journey Through Venezuela's Salto del Angel

April 16, 2024

Explore how the artistic journey of KIND client, Luis, to represent the iconic Salto del Angel in Venezuela through art, turned into a symbol of…

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