Children in crisis situations often need food, clothing, and temporary housing. Children’s Voice International organizes clothing and food drives and provides temporary financial assistance for crisis situations to help secure temporary housing (2-3 days).

We work with children to understand their basic needs and provide them some temporary relief and comfort.

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For children who have experienced abandonment, neglect, coercion, or exile and need to seek citizenship status in the United States, Children’s Voice International will provide administrative support of the application process by coordinating the collection of documents, paying for application fees, and providing introductions to immigration attorneys.

One current opportunity is to assist detained migrant children who are in temporary detention centers, often without family or loved ones.

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Children’s Voice International offers annual scholarship support based on demonstrated need and matching specific criteria for children seeking high school or college education.

Children will need to apply for these scholarships on an annual basis and Children’s Voice International will award scholarship money on a case-by-case basis for those who meet the program’s requirements.

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  • Scholarship Announcement

    Children’s Voice International plans to award one or more scholarships up to $5,000 to cover tuition for an enrolled student at an accredited school. The student will need to complete an application form after being nominated by a Children’s Voice board member.

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Standing United in the War Against Family Detention

This article is written by one of our volunteer attorneys who visited a family detention center in Karnes, TX:  

I was a volunteer attorney at the Artesia Family Residential Center in New Mexico during the first week of August, when the AILA Artesia Pro Bono Project was just coming into fruition. I came back to Artesia again as a volunteer in September and again in October. Thanks to a grant from Children’s Voice, I was able to travel to San Antonio, Texas during the first week of February to help complete the Artesia Pro Bono Project’s representation of women and children transferred from Artesia to the new facilities in Dilley and Karnes, Texas. The Artesia Pro Bono Project is coming to an end and is not taking on any new clients.

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Family Detention Center: Conditions

This article is written by one of our volunteer attorneys who visited a family detention center in Karnes, TX:  

Conditions in Artesia, Karnes, and Dilley have been scrutinized. There have been allegations of sexual assault, abuse, and lack of proper food and clothing. It was hard as an attorney, only privy to certain areas of the center, to see what the living conditions were really like.

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Family Detention Center: One Week in a Detention Center

This article is written by one of our volunteer attorneys who visited a family detention center in Karnes, TX:  

Last month, I spent a week in San Antonio, Texas, traveling to the euphemistically named Karnes County Residential Center. What I learned in the week I was there was that there is an astounding need for legal assistance, that legal assistance is hugely beneficial, and that family detention must end.

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