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The Border, Trafficking, and Risks to Unaccompanied Children

Published   on November 15, 2019

The Border, Trafficking, and Risks to Unaccompanied Children Understanding the Impact of U.S. Policy on Children’s Safety In the last decade, children and young families have become the face of migration at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Comments & Amicus Brief on Asylum Eligibility and Procedural Modifications (IFR)

Published   on October 17, 2019

On July 16, the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice issued an interim final rule (IFR) that renders nearly everyone who is seeking asylum in the United States ineligible to apply. The IFR

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KIND FAQ

Published   on October 8, 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 protection. We envision a

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What is KIND?

Published   on October 8, 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 Annual Report

Published   on September 9, 2019

El Muro Invisible: Obstáculos a la Protección para Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes Migrantes No Acompañadas en la Frontera Sur de México

Published   on July 26, 2019

Aquí: Informe Completo en Español Aquí: Informe Completo en Ingles   INTRODUCCIÓN Niñas, niños y adolescentes (NNA) de Guatemala, El Salvador y Honduras están llegando a la frontera del sur de México, huyendo de los

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The Invisible Wall: Obstacles to Protection for Unaccompanied Migrant Children along Mexico’s Southern Border

Published   on July 26, 2019

English: Download Full Report Here Spanish: Download Full Report Here Introduction   Children from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras are arriving at Mexico’s southern border fleeing high levels of violence, including gang violence and forced

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Know Your Rights Information on ICE Raids for Parents/Community/Attorneys

Published   on July 15, 2019

The below is a collection of Know Your Rights resources to help prepare parents, community members, and attorneys on ICE raids on the sponsors of unaccompanied children and families. Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)  Advice and

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Recommendations to Combat Abuse and Harm of Children in CBP Custody

Published   on July 11, 2019

Download PDF Here Download Spanish PDF Here July 11, 2019—Troubling new reports reveal that unaccompanied children, many of whom have fled to the U.S. in search of protection, are facing abusive treatment by Customs and

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How You Can Help Protect Immigrant and Refugee Children

Published   on June 26, 2019

How You Can Help Immigrant and Refugee Children Here is what you can do: Speak out We need to raise our collective voices—again – to stop the Trump Administration’s injustice and cruelty against immigrant and

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