2021 Annual Report: A Time of Transformation

August 4, 2022

In this Annual Report, you will read the stories of the life-changing work led by KIND staff in 2021.

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KIND Comments on Identifying Recommendations for the Family Reunification Task Force

January 25, 2022

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) submits this comment in response to the above Request for Input, “Identifying Recommendations To Support the Work of the…

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KIND Comment to DHS Proposed Rule on DACA

November 30, 2021

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) submits this comment in response to the above Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA),”…

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KIND comment on ORR Request for Information on Federal Licensing

October 6, 2021

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) submits this comment in response to the above Request for Information (RFI).  The questions in the RFI pose significant…

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KIND Comments on DHS Docket for Victims of Severe Forms of Trafficking in Persons

September 15, 2021

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) submits the following comments in response to the above-referenced request for comments. KIND is the leading national nonprofit organization…

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Recommendations for the Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable to Expand Legal Representation of Unaccompanied Children

June 8, 2021

On May 18, 2021, President Biden announced the reinvigoration of the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable (LAIR), an initiative dedicated to strengthening legal services…

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KIND Comments on USCIS Barriers

May 19, 2021

In response to a request for public comment and suggestion from USCIS on improving access to immigration services and benefits, KIND submitted an analysis of…

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Comments to Proposed Information Collection at 86 FR 1114, Mental Health Care Services for Unaccompanied Alien Children

March 10, 2021

On March 8,  KIND submitted comments in response to new forms proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) relating to the provision…

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KIND Public Comments on EOIR Motions to Reopen or Reconsider

January 5, 2021

In written comments submitted to EOIR on Dec. 28, 2020, KIND urged EOIR to withdraw a proposed rule limiting motions to reopen and reconsider in…

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KIND Public Comments on EOIR Continuances

January 5, 2021

KIND urged EOIR to withdraw a proposed rule regarding continuances in removal proceedings, as it would impose conditions and standards on individuals, including children, in…

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