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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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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Court of Appeals Ruling Guts Flawed Remain in Mexico Policy

February 28, 2020

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) applauds two critical United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rulings issued today that invalidate two of…

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Forced Apart: How the “Remain in Mexico” Policy Places Children in Danger and Separates Families

February 24, 2020

The “Remain in Mexico” policy, or so-called “Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP),” has not only mandated the return of  more than 60,000 asylum seekers, including at…

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February 14, 2020

We hope you will join us this February 14th by downloading one of the below cards to share with a loved one.   All the drawings…

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Public Comment on I-290B

February 7, 2020

Pushing back on a USCIS proposal to restrict the appeals process.  KIND joined forces with six other nonprofits to file a detailed critique of a…

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Flores Amicus Brief - Ninth Circuit Appeal

January 29, 2020

Brief of KIND, et al. as amici curiae to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Flores v. Barr:  Ten other legal services providers joined…

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