Megan McKenna

Communications and Community Engagement for Kids in Need of Defense

Guest

Senior Director of Communications and Community Engagement for Kids in Need of Defense, an immigration rights group.

Megan McKenna on KCRW

Next week is the deadline to reunite the thousands of kids separated from their parents at the border.

Family reunification deadline looms for Trump administration

Next week is the deadline to reunite the thousands of kids separated from their parents at the border.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Some 2000 kids have been separated from their families at the border. Their parents could be deported while they remain here.

Why it's tough to reunite immigrant families and find sponsors for kids

Some 2000 kids have been separated from their families at the border. Their parents could be deported while they remain here.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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