Viaje A Tu Seguridad

Published   on February 19, 2019

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) presenta la publicación “Viaje A Tu Seguridad”. Esta publicación busca informar a los niños sin compañía acerca del asilo y el proceso de búsqueda de asilo en los Estados

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Child Migrant Return and Reintegration Project (CMRRP)

Published   on February 11, 2019

Learn more about KIND’s Child Migrant Return and Reintegration Project (CMRRP) and how it helps unaccompanied children returning to Guatemala and Honduras from the United States.  KIND and its partners have helped children by ensuring they are

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KIND Fact Sheet

Published   on January 31, 2019

Over 260,000 unaccompanied children have arrived in the United States since 2014 They are fleeing violence from which their countries cannot protect them. Most unaccompanied children come from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala— three of the

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2018 Year in Review

Published   on January 30, 2019

We are thrilled to share with you highlights and key statistics of KIND’s achievements in 2018. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for the incredible support that allowed us to accomplish so much

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Remain in Mexico: A Cruel and Treacherous Policy

Published   on January 25, 2019

January 25, 2019—The Trump Administration’s announced implementation of a cruel and dangerous policy that makes asylum seekers wait in Mexico for their opportunity to ask for asylum in the United States clearly undermines important bi-partisan

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Published   on January 15, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions   What is KIND? Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) helps unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children who come to the United States without parents or legal guardians seeking safety. We envision a

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KIND comments on DHS and DOJ’s interim final rule barring asylum eligibility for those entering between ports of entry

Published   on January 8, 2019

On January 8, 2019, KIND submitted the public comments below urging DHS and DOJ to withdraw the interim final rule, which impedes access to lifesaving asylum protection for unaccompanied children and others fleeing threats to their

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The Protection Gauntlet: How the United States is Blocking Access to Asylum Seekers and Endangering the Lives of Children at the U.S. Border

Published   on December 21, 2018

Download the full report here Background Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) visited Tijuana, Mexico to learn about the experiences of unaccompanied children living in the refugee camp that has been set up along the

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KIND Comments on Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds

Published   on December 7, 2018

On December 7, 2018, KIND submitted the public comments below on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds” (“Proposed Rule”), issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on October 10, 2018 (83

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Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) & Migration Fact Sheet

Published   on December 7, 2018

Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) forces many women, girls, and LGBTI persons to flee El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Family members, gangs, and drug traffickers most frequently perpetrate SGBV, but violence by police and other

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