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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Trump Administration Must Rescind Migrant Protection Protocols Placing Children and Families in Danger

January 29, 2020

Washington, DC – A year after the Trump Administration implemented a new policy that requires certain asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for the duration…

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Remain in Mexico: Unlawful and Unsafe for Children

January 29, 2020

In January 2019, the Trump Administration began implementing a new policy that requires certain asylum seekers to wait in Mexico—rather than the U.S.—for the duration…

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2019 Year in Review

January 29, 2020

Over 80,000 children who arrived alone in the U.S., searching for a safe future, were apprehended by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in 2019, the…

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House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing: Courts in Crisis

January 29, 2020

Through our work, KIND has observed how the Trump administration’s sweeping restriction of judicial independence and due process in the immigration court system has impaired…

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First separated parents returning from Guatemala to U.S. as part of court order

January 22, 2020

Nine parents who were among the many hundreds separated from their children during the Trump Administration’s “Zero Tolerance” policy in the summer of 2018 are…

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Comments to USCIS for Asylum Application, Interview, and Employment Authorization

January 13, 2020

USCIS proposes sweeping changes to the eligibility requirements, process, and timeline for employment authorization applications by asylum seekers, including a 365-day waiting period, an unlawful…

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KIND Launches New Website: New Features, Easier Access

January 6, 2020

KIND is thrilled to launch the new year with a new, more vibrant and accessible website that features our expanding work to help children as…

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Comment Letter on USCIS Fee Schedule

December 27, 2019

The government proposes a steep and unwarranted escalation of fees applicable to numerous immigration application benefits, imposing barriers to seeking asylum, working lawfully in the…

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Inès Zamouri, Meagher Emanuel Laks Goldberg & Liao

December 18, 2019

KIND spoke with Inès Zamouri, Head of Pro Bono at Meagher Emanuel Laks Goldberg & Liao, LLP, about her dedication to representing unaccompanied children pro bono…

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