The KIND Blog

Making a Firm Commitment to Unaccompanied Children

by Megan McKenna   on November 10, 2009   in

Paul Hastings is going above and beyond the call of duty to help unaccompanied children in the United States. The firm has taken on many cases, and, without regard to the potential relief available, its

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KIND at the Clinton Global Initiative

by KIND   on November 10, 2009   in

KIND was a featured nongovernmental organization at this year’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York City. The CGI, which was held in late September, brings together heads of state, philanthropists, foundations, government and business

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Partnering on Many Fronts

by KIND   on November 9, 2009   in

Troutman Sanders is not just working with KIND to help provide pro bono representation to unaccompanied children. The law firm is also helping KIND underscore the lack of representation for unaccompanied refugee children nationwide. The

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From ED Wendy Young – Happy Birthday KIND!

by Wendy Young   on November 7, 2009   in

Having recently passed the first anniversary of KIND’s founding – October 17 – I am proud to report that KIND has achieved numerous milestones in its one year of operations.


KIND Staff Meet for First Time in D.C.

by KIND   on July 30, 2009   in

KIND staff from around the country came together for the first time in July for a KIND staff retreat, hosted by the law firm of Holland & Knight. The four-day event in Washington, D.C., emphasized

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Letter from Wendy Young

by Wendy Young   on June 26, 2009   in

The Border Patrol did the right thing in correcting its mistake and ensuring that the best interests of these children be considered foremost. Regardless of where these young people are from or that they came

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New KIND “Safe Exit Program”

by KIND   on May 11, 2009   in

Not all unaccompanied children qualify for relief that will enable them to remain in the United States. Or, sometimes a child may wish to return to her or his country without pursuing any form of

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New Partners, New Opportunities

by KIND   on May 11, 2009   in

KIND continually looks for new partners to help increase its pool of pro bono attorneys and to reach new communities where children may need KIND’s help. KIND has several new partnerships that will mean more

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New KIND Safe Exit Program

by Megan McKenna   on May 11, 2009   in

Not all unaccompanied children qualify for relief that will enable them to remain in the United States. Or, sometimes a child may wish to return to her or his country without pursuing any form of

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Helping Haitian Children

by KIND   on May 10, 2009   in

Even prior to the January 12 earthquake that devastated Haiti, KIND had identified Haitian children as a group in need of a helping hand. The earthquake brought this need to a new level, and KIND

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