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Microsoft’s unwavering commitment to vulnerable children

  on November 10, 2015

Microsoft continues to be a corporate leader in the representation of unaccompanied children referred to KIND, and not just attorneys are volunteering their talents. Forty-six attorneys, 27 paralegals, 33 interpreters, and two law students have

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A Vital Asylum Win in Houston

  on October 8, 2015

  Latania Mena took her on her first pro bono case with KIND and recently received notice that she won her first asylum grant for a 13-year-old boy from El Salvador.  Latania was successful at

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Winning a Landmark Case in New Jersey

  on September 10, 2015

Over the past year Matt Boxer, Partner at Lowenstein Sandler LLP in New Jersey, has been working on a special pro bono case. Matt and Lowenstein represented KIND, American Friends Services Committee, and the Young

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4 by the 4th Campaign Helps 47 Children Gain Representation

  on August 5, 2015

This summer, KIND launched our first ever 4 by the 4th campaign to encourage law firms and corporations to take on four new children’s cases by July 4th.  The campaign launched during a joint symposium with

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A Tireless Advocate

  on July 7, 2015

“It is truly inconceivable to expect a child to stand before a judge in a foreign country and to articulate in one minute or less why they face persecution or how they have been abused, abandoned, or neglected and how that trauma should garner them relief from deportation.” – Alexandra Hess, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

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A Challenging Case with a Bright Future

  on June 5, 2015

“These children do not have a way to navigate the legal system or the immigration system on their own. They have been the victims of harmful treatment in their home countries and have undertaken difficult and often terrifying journeys by themselves to reach the United States. As attorneys, we can serve as their advocates and help them feel that they have a support system and are entitled to the same chances as anyone else.”

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Randy Falco, President and CEO, Univision

  on April 28, 2015

Interview with Univision President and CEO Randy Falco, honored with KIND’s 2015 Champion Award at KIND’s 2015 Gala Dinner “Coming Together for Children Alone”, April 22, 2015, New York City   Univision has been a

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Lilian’s Journey

  on April 22, 2015

Learn why Lilian came alone to the United States, leaving her home in El Salvador and risking her life.

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Kurt Hansson, Paul Hastings LLP

  on April 3, 2015

“We all have a responsibility to protect those who cannot protect themselves.” -Kurt Hansson, Global Vice-Chairman of Paul Hastings LLP

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Richard Rosenbaum, Greenberg Traurig LLP

  on March 3, 2015

“We are here and we will help you”   KIND recently interviewed Richard Rosenbaum, CEO of Greenberg Traurig LLP, about the outstanding pro bono work on which Greenberg has partnered with KIND. KIND is honoring

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