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Ismael’s Story

  on April 12, 2018

I am happy to say that two months ago, my asylum was approved. Today, I feel happy because there is a certainty that I am safe.

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Alejandra’s Story

  on April 12, 2018

Over time, I became fluent in English and with hard work and the motivation to succeed, I am now ranked number two in my senior class. The journey was not easy, but it has been amazing to get to know new people, myself. and the ability I did not know I have to overcome my fears and challenges.

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Reflecting on Representing Vulnerable Children – Marie Jonas, Folger Levin

  on April 3, 2018

Marie Jonas reached out to the KIND office in San Francisco over a year ago to and since then her firm, Folger Levin LLP, have taken on three children’s cases and are helping them through

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Hope for Nayeli

  on January 22, 2018

Nayeli fled her home in search of safety and protection in the US. With the help of KIND and her pro bono attorneys at Microsoft, Nayeli now has legal relief in the US. Here, she

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Giving Hope to Children in New Jersey

  on December 12, 2017

Pro Bono Attorney of the Month  Ryan Richman McCarter & English LLP Ryan Richman, Associate at McCarter & English LLP in Newark, NJ, has been a pro bono attorney with KIND since August 2013.  In

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Pivotal Asylum Win in Atlanta

  on August 23, 2017

Pro Bono Attorney of the Month  Buck Dixon  Troutman Sanders    Watch the below interview with KIND PBA of the Month Buck Dixon from Troutman Sanders in Atlanta.  Buck recently won KIND Atlanta’s first asylum

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Helping three young girls fleeing El Salvador

  on June 20, 2017

The experience also has reinforced to me that lawyers – who have the legal training and ability to help others – really have an obligation to do so.

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Between Two Worlds

  on June 20, 2017

I feel: “Sad for the my people in my country. Happy because me and my family are safe. Determined that I won’t waste this safety and peace and try hard. Homesick and miss my friends.”

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Yoni’s Story

  on June 19, 2017

My name is Yonatan, I am a 16 year old immigrant from Eritrea and this is my story……   It was a Saturday night in June 2011, it was a party that turned into tears

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Hender’s Story

  on June 19, 2017

I am Hender and I am from El Salvador. My parents left the country when I was 1 year old because they wanted a better future for my brother and for me. My parents left

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