2019 Annual Report: Protecting Kids in Peril

May 11, 2020

As KIND embarks on its second decade, we face serious and daunting challenges that put unaccompanied children crossing the U.S. southern border and those on the move around the world at risk.  They are in peril and, in response, KIND is leading a strategic, smart, and robust effort to protect…

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KIND Urges Commonsense Precautions to Protect Unaccompanied Children and Professionals Who Serve Them

March 20, 2020

Today we call for immediate implementation of commonsense policies and precautions to protect the long-term health and safety of unaccompanied children on the move and…

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Letter urging for the postponement of hearings for detained unaccompanied children during COVID-19 emergency

March 20, 2020

Letter from 26 legal services organizations urging postponement of hearings for detained unaccompanied children during COVID-19 emergency.

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KIND Urges Suspension of All Immigration Court Hearings for Detained Unaccompanied Children During the COVID-19 Emergency

March 18, 2020

As a legal services organization serving unaccompanied children throughout the United States, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) expresses its deep concern for the safety…

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SCOTUS Remain in Mexico Ruling is Inconsistent with America’s Leadership in Protecting Children

March 11, 2020

Remain in Mexico jeopardizes children and families’ lives, forcing them to stay in dangerous border towns where they are easy prey for cartels, human traffickers,…

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Joint Call to Action for EU Member States

March 10, 2020

We call on the governments of European Union (EU) Member States to immediately commit to the emergency relocation of unaccompanied children from the Greek islands…

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Trial by Video Proves an Injustice for Children

March 10, 2020

As the Houston immigration court prepares for a second day of videoconferencing deportation proceedings featuring the cases of children, including some without legal counsel, Kids…

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Flyer for Separated Families

March 4, 2020

Download our informational flyer to share with your community.

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KIND Statement: New Trump Administration policies eviscerate protections for children alone

March 3, 2020

On March 9, the Trump Administration will launch a pilot project in Houston immigration court through which all cases of detained unaccompanied children will be…

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Steering Committee in National Lawsuit Representing Separated Migrant Families Seeks Help in Locating Additional Separated Parents and Children

March 3, 2020

After almost nine months of trying to locate families subject to forcible separation at the U.S. border, a court-appointed Steering Committee is turning to the…

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