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Ensuring Humane and Orderly Processing of Unaccompanied Children at the U.S.-Mexico Border

January 6, 2023

As the Biden Administration prepares to end the use of Title 42 expulsions, it must refrain from any actions that restrict access to humanitarian protection in the United States. In preparation for the end of the policy, the Administration can and should adopt the below recommendations on an immediate and…

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Specialized Children’s Dockets in Immigration Court

September 12, 2022

As part of a holistic vision to create a child-centered approach to the processing of children’s cases, KIND supports the establishment of a children’s court…

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KIND Comments for UN: Children’s Rights and Alternative Care

July 7, 2021

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) appreciates the opportunity to share its experience and recommendations related to the rights of and alternative care for unaccompanied…

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Explainer: The 545 missing separated parents of immigrant and refugee children

October 29, 2020

A Steering Committee charged by a federal court to find the parents forcibly separated by the Trump Administration has not been able to reach 545…

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Trapped and Targeted: Gender-based violence against children at the U.S.-Mexico Border

September 9, 2020

Many of the children fleeing their countries to seek safety in the United States are escaping severe forms of gender-based violence (GBV), including violence by…

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