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

Published   on February 12, 2018

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

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The TVPRA Is Not A Loophole

Published   on January 29, 2018

WHAT ARE THE TVPRA PROCEDURAL PROTECTIONS FOR UNACCOMPANIED CHILDREN? Are They “Loopholes” to Compliance with Our Immigration Enforcement System? Download the fact sheet here. The Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 (TVPRA) created procedures

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Child Migrant Return and Reintegration Project (CMRRP)

Published   on January 22, 2018

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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Targeting Families

Published   on December 20, 2017

Targeting Families: How ICE Enforcement Against Parents and Family Members Endangers Children   EXECUTIVE SUMMARY With immigration policy at the forefront of national debates, harsh rhetoric has transformed into even crueler realities for the most

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2016 Annual Report

Published   on November 29, 2017


Immigrant Family Preparedness Guide for Georgia Families

Published   on October 5, 2017

If you are away from your children, it is a good idea to have a plan to make sure they are taken care of. If you want someone you trust to take care of your

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Resources to Prepare for Raids and Other Immigration Enforcement Actions

Published   on September 15, 2017

Compiled List of Know Your Rights/Community & Family Preparedness materials KYR wallet cards: ILRC’s Red Cards AILA Know Your Rights Handouts: If ICE Visits a Home, Employer, or Public Space USCCB video resources (English &

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

Published   on June 29, 2017

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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Childhood Cut Short

Published   on June 7, 2017

Childhood Cut Short: Sexual and Gender-based Violence Against Central American Migrant and Refugee Children   Since 2011, the number of unaccompanied Central American children arriving in the United States and Mexico has increased dramatically. The

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Neither Security nor Justice

Published   on May 4, 2017

Neither Security nor Justice: Sexual and Gender-based Violence and Gang Violence in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala    “I can tell a woman that she should report domestic violence, but she will ask me, ‘Who

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