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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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KIND FAQ

Published   on July 10, 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 world

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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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Family Separation: Myth v. Fact

Published   on June 8, 2018

Download the Myth vs. Fact PDF here. Myth: Parents and children are quickly reunited after only a brief separation. Fact: Families are not immediately reunited once a parent is transferred to ICE custody.   Once

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

Published   on May 21, 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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Death by a Thousand Cuts

Published   on May 16, 2018

DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S SYSTEMATIC ASSAULT ON THE PROTECTION OF UNACCOMPANIED CHILDREN Since its first days, the Trump Administration has sought to limit protections for some of the most vulnerable migrants

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Briefing Book on Unaccompanied Children

Published   on April 10, 2018

KIND put together the following briefing book for a recent trip to the border. Click here to download and view Table of Contents:  The Legal Landscape for Unaccompanied Children . . . . . .

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2017 Year in Review

Published   on March 9, 2018

As KIND enters its tenth year of ensuring that no child faces immigration court alone, we celebrate the bravery, resiliency and successes of the over 15,500 children we have served: boys and girls who came

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