Unaccompanied Children

July 2019
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Report
Kids in Need of Defense logo, which features their acronym in large letters above their spelled out name, in orange and blue. Posted to accompany their report, The Invisible Wall: Obstacles to Protection for Unaccompanied Migrant Children along Mexico’s Southern Border.
Children from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras are arriving at Mexico’s southern border fleeing high levels of violence, from gang violence to child abuse.
April 2019
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Factsheet
This fact sheet provides the most up-to-date estimates of unauthoirzed immigrants who are graduating from U.S. high schools, both for the United States overall and for top states.
April 2019
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Report
The Kids in Need of Defense logo, which spells out KIND in large blue letters, with a orange figure as the 'i' and the organization's full name below in orange. Posted in relation to their report, Blocked From Safety: Unaccompanied Children along the U.S.-Mexico Border.
This report explains the danger and the challenges that unaccompanied children currently face in Tijuana and other parts of the U.S.-Mexico border.
April 2019
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Program Materials
Materials: Through the Eyes of Children
Find all program-related materials for April's Monthly Immigration Policy Call, "Through the Eyes of Children" here, including presentation, recording, and other resources.
January 2019
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Analysis
Border Patrol Agents Dealt with More Children Under Pres. Bush
The Department of Homeland Security recently told Congress that “more children and families are being apprehended between the ports of entry than ever before.” In fact, President Bush’s administration apprehended more children with far fewer resources.
October 2018
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Analysis
Did a 2015 Flores Court Ruling Increase the Number of Families Arriving at the Southwest Border?
This analysis considers the Trump administration's claims that the 2015 Flores settlement agreement led to an increase in the number of families arriving at the United States’ southwest border.
May 2017
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Report
This brief provides an overview of the philanthropic response and documents best practices and lessons learned that can inform current and future efforts to address the needs of immigrants and refugees in California and across the nation.
May 2016
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Funding Recommendations
Central American Refugee and Migrant Children and Families Seeking Protection in the United States: Updated Recommendations for Philanthropic Response
These funding recommendations cover a broad range of options for funders seeking to respond to the Central American unaccompanied minors crisis.
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