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Community Legal Pledge

December 14, 2023

KIND’s Multistakeholder Community Legal Pledge Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) is proud to join the Multistakeholder Community Legal Pledge, which aims to unite the…

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Family Reunification Pledge

December 12, 2023

KIND Joins UNHCR Multistakeholder Family Reunification Pledge at the Global Refugee Forum. Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) is proud to join the Multistakeholder Family…

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Legal Representation for Children and Youth Program Request for Proposals

September 22, 2021

KIND seeks proposals by non-profit, community-based organizations in New Jersey with at least 5 years of experience providing legal representation and social support services to…

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Sign-on Letter for Humanitarian Relief to the Central American Countries Devastated by Hurricanes

December 9, 2020

Today, KIND and 28 other organizations sent a letter requesting the State Department, USAID and the Department of Homeland Security provide additional humanitarian relief to…

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Civil Society Organizations Denounce DHS Border Externalization in Guatemala, Call for Immediate Investigation

October 22, 2020

The undersigned civil society organizations denounce the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) border externalization operations in Guatemala as documented by a new Senate Foreign Relations…

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Joint Letter to Acting Director of ICE: Release the Families Together

July 8, 2020

We, the undersigned children’s rights organizations, write to request that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) release all children - together with their families -…

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DHS Policies Imperiling Children's Safety

June 16, 2020

The undersigned 122 organizations strongly oppose recent Department of Homeland Security (DHS) measures that threaten the safety and family unity of vulnerable immigrant children. DHS…

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Request for DOJ OIG Investigation into EOIR's Failure to Suspend Detained Children's Hearings Amid COVID-19

May 7, 2020

On behalf of 23 legal services organizations that serve unaccompanied children, KIND submitted a letter to the Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General…

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