2020 Annual Report: Unparalleled Leadership in Unprecedented Times

April 7, 2021

It is safe to say that 2020 was a year like no other. The COVID-19 pandemic required us to physically distance while finding ways to strengthen our connections to better serve unaccompanied children on the move, whose journeys were made even more perilous because of the virus. These unparalleled times…

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KIND México Principles for Migrant Children

April 9, 2021

Read and download KIND México's principles for the protection of migrant children:

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U.S.-Mexico Cooperation is Vital to Protect Children on the Move

March 26, 2021

As officials from the White House meet with representatives from the Mexican and Guatemalan governments this week to discuss a humane path forward to manage…

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Implementation of the Mexican Legal Reforms that Prohibit Detention of Accompanied and Unaccompanied Migrant Children

March 22, 2021

Human rights organizations in Mexico have been advocating for alternatives to detention for migrant children for over 10 years. The impact of immigration detention on…

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The Central American Minors (CAM) Program Infographic

March 4, 2021

The Central American Minors (CAM) program helped prevent the need for children in danger to embark on a perilous migration journey to reunite with their…

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Briefing Paper and Key Recommendations on making proposed EU measures concerning migrant children at the EU external border more child-centered and child-sensitive

February 23, 2021

The goal of this paper is: to review more closely the issues that arise for children at the EU external borders, to identify challenges which…

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Input to the Special Rapporteur for the Human Rights of Migrants

February 3, 2021

KIND joined The Center for the Human Rights of Children at Loyola University in Chicago submission to the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of…

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Advancing Protection

January 26, 2021

Today we publish Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) and Child Circle’s new report Advancing Protection for Unaccompanied Children in Europe by Strengthening Legal Assistance.…

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Sign-on Letter for Humanitarian Relief to the Central American Countries Devastated by Hurricanes

December 9, 2020

Today, KIND and 28 other organizations sent a letter requesting the State Department, USAID and the Department of Homeland Security provide additional humanitarian relief to…

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Thwarted Potential

November 5, 2020

In the summer of 2014, a dramatic rise in the number of unaccompanied children who were fleeing violence and danger in their home countries, particularly…

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