2021 Annual Report: A Time of Transformation

August 4, 2022

In this Annual Report, you will read the stories of the life-changing work led by KIND staff in 2021.

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Safe Return for Migrant Children

November 21, 2022

A record number of unaccompanied children are seeking protection in the United States. But not all children will qualify for legal protection, and many will…

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Ruling to End Title 42 Will Restore Vital Protections at U.S-Mexico Border

November 15, 2022

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) welcomes U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan’s ruling this evening that vacates the Title 42 policy.

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Mayorkas on the Hill: Act Now to Create Safe, Orderly Border Reception for Children Alone

November 14, 2022

As Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas prepares this week to testify before the  House Homeland Security Committee and the Senate Judiciary Committee, Kids…

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Fact Sheet on KIND’s Work in Mexico

October 27, 2022

In recognition that migrant children who are unaccompanied, separated, or at risk of separation need protection from the moment they leave their homes, throughout their…

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KIND Condemns Reports of Ukrainian Children Forcibly Sent to Russia for Adoption

October 25, 2022

Children are most vulnerable amid conflict, and as Russia's war with Ukraine continues, children face devastating consequences, particularly those without a parent or guardian to…

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Celebrating the Work of our Pro Bono Attorneys and Partners at KIND

October 25, 2022

Our pro bono partners make our work possible, and we are grateful for their ongoing support of our organization and the profound impact they have…

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Seeking Safety, Creating Change

October 18, 2022

As part of KIND's annual gala, Coming Together for Children Alone, Kids in Need of Defense debuted its art exhibit created by unaccompanied children and…

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Community-based Reintegration Programs: Promoting Rootedness and Opportunity for Central American Migrant Children

October 13, 2022

There are many root causes of child migration from Central America, including violence, climate change, instability, and food scarcity. Learn more about the importance of…

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Court Ruling Intensifies Uncertainty for Dreamers: Congress Must Act

October 7, 2022

The 5th Circuit upheld a Texas district court’s ruling that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) violated the Administrative Procedures Act but sent the case…

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