The KIND Blog

KIND Welcomes Representative Roybal-Allard’s Family Protection Border Bill

by Megan McKenna   on September 23, 2013   in

KIND is pleased to support Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)’s latest bill in support of fair treatment of vulnerable immigrants. The Protect Family Values at the Border Act, which Rep. Roybal-Allard (H.R. 3130), introduced on September

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KIND Welcomes New ICE Policy to Help Protect Parental Rights

by Megan McKenna   on September 2, 2013   in

KIND greatly appreciates U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)’s new directive to help protect the parental rights of undocumented parents and legal guardians of minor children in the agency’s immigration enforcement activities. The new directive,

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Breaking new ground for vulnerable immigrant children in California

by Yliana Johansen   on August 22, 2013   in

Yliana Johansen has spent the last two years helping children in California who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected in their home country, and who fled to the United States alone to reunite with their

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Help KIND protect child victims of sexual violence and abuse

by Wendy Young   on August 14, 2013   in

Dear KIND Friend, As a supporter of our work, you know that KIND’s central mission is to provide pro bono representation to unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children so that no child has to face immigration

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KIND Board Member and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and Author Sonia Nazario Keynote Speech

by Sonia Nazario   on June 5, 2013   in

“Coming Together for Children Alone”KIND Benefit Gala Dinner, April 30, 2013 It is an honor to be with you here tonight to celebrate the work and accomplishments of KIND. I am a board member of

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Act Now on Immigration Reform in the Senate!

by Megan McKenna   on May 31, 2013   in

Support Immigration Reform – The time to advocate is NOW! Tell your Senator to vote “Yes” on S. 744


Victories for Children Alone in Senate Immigration Hearings

by Megan McKenna   on May 21, 2013   in

Yesterday was a great day for unaccompanied children in the Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee has been working its way through more than 300 amendments to the Senate comprehensive immigration reform bill (S. 744) that

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Gala 2013 Great Success!

by Megan McKenna   on May 11, 2013   in

KIND honored American Express, Wyndham Worldwide, Holland & Knight, Lowenstein Sandler, and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett for their outstanding assistance to unaccompanied children


KIND Gala Dinner Benefit 2013 Honors Outstanding Volunteers

by Megan McKenna   on May 1, 2013   in

Victoria Reggie Kennedy, Philip Glass, and Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist Sonia Nazario among Special Guests at “Coming Together for Children Alone”


KIND to Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell April 30

by Megan McKenna   on April 29, 2013   in

KIND Board Co-Chair and Microsoft Executive Vice President and General Counsel Brad Smith to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on April 30 KIND honored for its work helping immigrant children alone in the

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