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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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Making a difference for a 14-year-old boy in NYC

  on March 8, 2017

For the past year-and-a-half, a team of pro bono attorneys at JPMorgan Chase have been working with Ronald*, a 14-year-old boy from Honduras. Vice President and Assistant General Counsel Bonnie Tucker, and Vice President and

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Going Above and Beyond

  on March 8, 2017

Sara Clingan’s first pro bono case with KIND began in 2012 with a little boy from El Salvador. Now almost five years later Sarah has taken almost 10 cases. Sara is a Government Investigations Associate

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The Gift of Representation

  on October 20, 2016

“We knew Layla had been surrounded by terrible violence, and we spent the first two meetings just listening to her story. It was really tough. She was a bubbly nine year old who just wanted to be with her family. She told us wanted to become a joyful teacher when she grows up, but it’s really hard for her to talk about what she saw in El Salvador and the danger her family faced.” – Alexandra Lu, Associate, Goodwin

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2016 Founders Award goes to Lowenstein Sandler

  on May 16, 2016

With KIND’s extraordinary growth in the last few years, it is easy to forget that not that long ago, KIND was a small organization with limited staff and supporters working hard to establish itself and

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Arnold & Porter receive the 2016 Vision Award

  on May 10, 2016

This year KIND presented its Vision Award to Arnold & Porter LLP for their unwavering dedication to children in need of legal representation. In addition to its representation work in the U.S., KIND has been

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