Root Causes Fact Sheet

May 27, 2021

Children and families arriving at the U.S. border to ask for protection is not new and it is not unexpected. The root causes of migration are complex and interconnected, and they have worsened over time. While most children are fleeing a form of violence, abuse, or exploitation, several interconnected factors…

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Lifetime Partners with KIND on new PSA Featuring the Cast from Torn From Her Arms Premiering October 30

October 14, 2021

Lifetime is proud to partner with Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), the country’s preeminent nongovernmental organization devoted to the protection of unaccompanied and separated…

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Isaias Shares his Story through Stop-Motion Video

October 7, 2021

Through KIND's Voices and Imagination Stage project in August 2020, Isaias learned how to create and produce his own stop-motion animation. Isaias decided to share…

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La Seguridad de Migrantes Debe Ser Prioridad del Dialogo de Alto Nivel Sobre Seguridad Entre Estados Unidos y México

October 6, 2021

Mientras que Estados Unidos y México se preparan para su primer dialogo de alto nivel sobre seguridad entre las dos naciones, Kids in Need of…

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Safety of Migrants Must be Priority of U.S.-Mexico High-Level Security Dialogue

October 6, 2021

As the United States and Mexico prepare for the first high-level security dialogue between the two nations, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) urges both…

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KIND comment on ORR Request for Information on Federal Licensing

October 6, 2021

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) submits this comment in response to the above Request for Information (RFI).  The questions in the RFI pose significant…

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Letter to President Biden on Expelling Haitian Asylum Seekers

September 27, 2021

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) writes to express our grave concerns over the ongoing treatment of migrant children and families at the U.S.-Mexico border.…

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KIND Urges New EOIR Director to Restore Due Process, Fairness at Agency

September 24, 2021

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) today praised the U.S. Attorney General’s decision to appoint David Neal to lead the Executive Office for Immigration Review…

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Bill to Strengthen Protections for Women and Children in Central America Advances in the House

September 24, 2021

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) welcomes the inclusion of the bi-partisan Central American Women and Children Protection Act (CAWCPA) in the 2022 National Defense…

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Legal Representation for Children and Youth Program Request for Proposals

September 22, 2021

KIND seeks proposals by non-profit, community-based organizations in New Jersey with at least 5 years of experience providing legal representation and social support services to…

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