Funders for Refugees & Asylum Seekers (FRAS)

In its third year, BridgeBuilder™ seeks ideas addressing urgent and emergent needs among people on move — a global population deeply impacted by a lack of peace, prosperity, and sound environmental conditions.  
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June 2019
Philanthropic News
News
Join us to for a funders-only call to learn about how members of FRAS are supporting refugee and asylum seeker communities.
June 2019
Webinar
The Funders for Refugees and Asylum Seekers logo, which features the acronym in white letters in an aquamarine circle, with the full name to the right, spelled out in the same color on a white background. Posted in conjunction with GCIR's webinar, FRAS Funder Update Call.
Program
GCIR's Funders for Refugees and Asylum Seekers invites you to join us for a program delving deeper into refugee integration across communities.
March 2019
Webinar
GCIR Pathways Forward for U.S. Refugee Integration
Program
This webinar will explore key highlights from an analysis commissioned by GCIR and the Four Freedoms Fund on challenges to the asylum system and opportunities for intervention.
March 2019
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
March Policy Call
Program
Find all materials related to our refugee resettlement webinar here, including powerpoint and webinar recording.
Materials: Pathways Forward for U.S. Refugee Integration 3.28.19
March 2019
Program Materials
Resource
Join this webinar for a discussion on the current state of refugee resettlement in the United States, the impact of the administration’s policies at the state and local level and possible responses, and promising approaches for funders to shore up services.
February 2019
Webinar
French refugee children in 1917 (left) and a representation of a child in detention today (right).
Program
This issue brief gives an overview of refugee arrivals and ceilings in the past two decades, glimpsea into the lives of refugees who recently arrived in the United States, and the steps that newly resettled refugees are taking to rebuild their lives from scratch.
Refugees Thrive in America: Trump Cuts the Number of New Arrivals Despite Advancements and Success Stories
November 2018
Issue Brief
Resource
Refugee admissions dropped more dramatically in the United States than any other country in 2017, and the rate dropped even further in 2018.
Squeezing Refugees: Numbers for 2018 by State and Metro Area
November 2018
Analysis
Resource
This five-page document identifies the potential impacts of FY 2019 Reception and Placement (R&P) Program Decisions by the Church World Service.
Potential Impacts of FY 2019 Reception and Placement (R&P) Program Decisions
November 2018
Factsheet
Resource
The Trump administration’s goal has been clear: It wants as few people as possible coming to the United States without papers. And if they do come, it wants to deport them as quickly as possible. That goal might finally be within their grasp.
Jeff Sessions is pushing asylum officers to reject more migrants. Will they go along?
October 2018
Commentary
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