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The Trump Administration and the Flores Settlement Agreement: An Attempt to Undermine Decades-Old Protections for Vulnerable Children

Published   on September 19, 2018

The Trump Administration and the Flores Settlement Agreement: An Attempt to Undermine Decades-Old Protections for Vulnerable Children Download PDF here. The Flores settlement followed nearly a decade of litigation challenging the poor and dangerous conditions

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KIND Fact Sheet

Published   on August 23, 2018

Over 240,000 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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Advocacy Fact Sheet

Published   on August 22, 2018

Over 240,000 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 most

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The Legal Rights of Separated Children

Published   on August 10, 2018

The family separation crisis is far from over. Hundreds of families remain torn apart with no clear plan for their reunification. Parents and children face lasting trauma as a result of their sudden, and in

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KIND FAQ

Published   on August 1, 2018

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

Published   on July 31, 2018

Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) forces many women, girls, and LGBTI persons to flee El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras (“Northern Triangle countries”). SGBV is often coupled with high levels of homicide, forced disappearances, and kidnapping

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Recommendations for Reunifying Separated Family Members

Published   on July 13, 2018

Click here to download the PDF The Administration was recently ordered to reunify thousands of migrant and refugee families that were forcibly separated due to the Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. Reunification efforts, which the government

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How You Can Help Separated Families and Ensure Protection for Children

Published   on June 28, 2018

President Trump’s Executive order purporting to end family separation trades family separation for family detention, and potential deportation without having a fair chance to make their claim for asylum.  We are replacing one abhorrent practice

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Flores Settlement: Myth v. Fact

Published   on June 15, 2018

The Flores Settlement: Myth v. Fact Myth: Flores is a law making the government separate children. FACT: The 1997 Flores Settlement Agreement (Flores) was the result of over a decade of litigation responding to the

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