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“Asylum Cooperative Agreements” Fact Sheet

  on November 20, 2019   in fact-sheets

Download the PDF here From July to October of 2019, the U.S. signed “asylum cooperative agreements” with El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras (“the Northern Triangle countries”) that would allow the U.S. to send asylum seekers

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KIND FAQ

  on October 8, 2019   in fact-sheets

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?

  on October 8, 2019   in fact-sheets

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

  on July 15, 2019   in fact-sheets

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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How You Can Help Protect Immigrant and Refugee Children

  on June 26, 2019   in fact-sheets

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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What are the TVPRA Procedural Protections for Unaccompanied Children?

  on April 1, 2019   in fact-sheets

Are They “Loopholes” to Compliance with Our Immigration Enforcement System?   Download PDF here. In response to the arrival of increasing numbers of unaccompanied children and families at the U.S.’ Southern border in recent months,

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FAQs on Continuing Family Separations

  on April 1, 2019   in fact-sheets

  Are family separations still occurring? Yes. In some situations, families arriving at and between ports of entry to the United States are being separated by U.S. government officials. This includes parents separated from children,

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Child Migrant Return and Reintegration Project (CMRRP)

  on February 11, 2019   in fact-sheets

Learn more about KIND’s Child Migrant Return and Reintegration Project (CMRRP) and how it helps unaccompanied children returning to Guatemala and Honduras from the United States.  KIND and its partners have helped children by ensuring they are

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

  on December 7, 2018   in fact-sheets

Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) forces many women, girls, and LGBTI persons to flee El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Family members, gangs, and drug traffickers most frequently perpetrate SGBV, but violence by police and other

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Presidential Proclamation: Needless and Undermines U.S. Asylum System

  on November 13, 2018   in fact-sheets

There is no crisis at the border. Overall migration to our southern border is at a historic low. The number of families and children seeking protection has increased as conditions in Central America have deteriorated,

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