Fact Sheets

For Media Inquiries, please contact: Megan McKenna, Communications Director or
Alex Pender, Communications and Advocacy Senior Associate.

Tornillo: Punishment, not Protection

  on October 10, 2018   in fact-sheets

Download PDF here. Tornillo is being run as an emergency facility. The government ran emergency facilities in 2014 during a surprise influx of children seeking protection arriving at our border. There is no crisis of

Learn more


Flores Settlement Agreement: Why is the Administration Proposing New Regulations?

  on October 1, 2018   in fact-sheets

Download the PDF here. In 1985, 15-year-old Jenny Lisette Flores fled civil war in her home country of El Salvador and journeyed to the United States. When she arrived in California, she was arrested and

Learn more


The Trump Administration and the Flores Settlement Agreement: An Attempt to Undermine Decades-Old Protections for Vulnerable Children

  on September 19, 2018   in fact-sheets

The Trump Administration and the Flores Settlement Agreement: An Attempt to Undermine Decades-Old Protections for Vulnerable Children Download PDF here. The Flores settlement followed nearly a decade of litigation challenging the poor and dangerous conditions

Learn more


The Legal Rights of Separated Children

  on August 10, 2018   in fact-sheets

The family separation crisis is far from over. Hundreds of families remain torn apart with no clear plan for their reunification. Parents and children face lasting trauma as a result of their sudden, and in

Learn more


Recommendations for Reunifying Separated Family Members

  on July 13, 2018   in fact-sheets

Click here to download the PDF The Administration was recently ordered to reunify thousands of migrant and refugee families that were forcibly separated due to the Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. Reunification efforts, which the government

Learn more


How You Can Help Separated Families and Ensure Protection for Children

  on June 28, 2018   in fact-sheets

Genesis, a 5-year old girl from Honduras, was separated from her mother, Lilian, for about two months, including a 15-20 day period during which Lilian had no idea where Genesis was being held. Lilian was

Learn more


Flores Settlement: Myth v. Fact

  on June 15, 2018   in fact-sheets

The Flores Settlement: Myth v. Fact Myth: Flores is a law making the government separate children. FACT: The 1997 Flores Settlement Agreement (Flores) was the result of over a decade of litigation responding to the

Learn more


Family Separation: Myth v. Fact

  on June 8, 2018   in fact-sheets

Download the Myth vs. Fact PDF here. Myth: Parents and children are quickly reunited after only a brief separation. Fact: Families are not immediately reunited once a parent is transferred to ICE custody.   Once

Learn more


2017 Year in Review

  on March 9, 2018   in fact-sheets

As KIND enters its tenth year of ensuring that no child faces immigration court alone, we celebrate the bravery, resiliency and successes of the over 15,500 children we have served: boys and girls who came

Learn more


Support Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Border Security by Addressing Root Causes of Migration

  on February 12, 2018   in fact-sheets

Download the full fact sheet here. The Secure the Northern Triangle Act (SNTA) (H.R. 5850; S.3016), first introduced in 2016, improve the efficiency of the U.S. immigration system and strengthen border security by addressing the

Learn more