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KIND Urges Protection for 17,000 Unaccompanied and Separated Children Caught in the Crosshairs of Middle East Unrest

February 5, 2024

Washington, DC – Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) today urged protections for the more than 17,000 unaccompanied and separated children identified by UNICEF in…

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Community Legal Pledge

December 14, 2023

KIND’s Multistakeholder Community Legal Pledge Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) is proud to join the Multistakeholder Community Legal Pledge, which aims to unite the…

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Programs in Central America and Mexico

July 13, 2023

KIND's Child Migrant Return and Reintegration Program in Central America and Mexico ensures the safe return of unaccompanied children, providing vital services such as mental…

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Providing Protection to Unaccompanied Children in Europe

June 26, 2023

KIND achieves safety and stability and secures rights for unaccompanied children in Europe through high-quality legal assistance, capacity building, and advocacy. Children are increasingly seeking…

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Avoidable Tragedy at Sea: KIND Calls for Safe and Legal Migration Routes to Safety in Europe

June 15, 2023

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) issued the following statement in response to one of Europe’s worst refugee disasters at sea. Reports indicate that at least…

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Recommendations to the Government of Mexico: Protection of Rights for Migrant Children and Adolescents

June 12, 2023

In response to the end of Title 42, the U.S. government implemented a series of new immigration measures, Circumvention of Legal Pathways, that negatively impact…

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Mexico’s protection of unaccompanied children after the end of Title 42

May 11, 2023

As Title 42 expires today, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) is on the ground in Mexico advocating for the safety of unaccompanied children. With…

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KIND Welcomes New Legal Pathways for Asylum Seekers and Urges Immediate Action to Protect Children at the U.S.-Mexico Border

April 27, 2023

KIND welcomes the Biden Administration’s announcement of the expansion of additional legal pathways, including the commitment to double the number of refugees from the Americas,…

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Living Up to America’s Promise: The Need to Bolster the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program

March 22, 2023

KIND's statement addresses the pivotal role that the Central American Minors Program can play in reducing the unauthorized migration of children by allowing parents to…

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