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Press Release
January 27, 2020

The membership of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) elected three new members to its board of directors, as well as re-elected three current board members.

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Press Release
December 16, 2019
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We applaud Minnesota Governor Tim Walz’s action in continuing Minnesota’s welcoming tradition for refugees. The Kandiyohi County Board also recently voted to accept refugee resettlement, joining...

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Commentary
October 23, 2019
Californians, stand up for immigrants targeted by ‘public charge’ rule

On Oct. 11, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California temporarily blocked the federal government’s changes to the “public charge” rule, after hearing arguments from the state of California, Santa Clara County and San Francisco, along with health care, legal services and immigrant organizations.

Blog Post
September 16, 2019
Elyse Lightman Samuel's blog post, All My Relations, posted on Medium

In July, on behalf of Unbound Philanthropy, Elyse Lightman Samuels attended a protest at Fort Sill in Oklahoma, which has been a site of violence and trauma for generations, resulting from criminalization, mass incarceration, and family separation. She describes her experience.

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Blog Post
September 12, 2019
Kevin Douglas, GCIR Director of National Programs

Over the last several years, the EITC Funders Network has partnered with Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) on issues at the intersection of tax credit access, immigration status, and racial and ethnic equity. Although the EITC is no longer on the list of benefits and services under the recently issued public charge rule, the actual and potential impact of the rule on low-income immigrant families remains devastating. EITC recently spoke with Kevin Douglas, Director of National Programs at GCIR, about the latest developments, how the public charge rule fits into the larger picture of recent government actions, and the ways funders can engage.

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