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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.
Californians, stand up for immigrants targeted by ‘public charge’ rule
October 2019
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October 2019
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The public-charge rule issued this week by the Trump administration will have profound effects on legal admissions to the United States and on use of public benefits by millions of legal noncitizens and the U.S. citizens with whom they live.
Migration Policy Institute logo, which features two triangular leg like shapes on a green square background with their acronym to the right and name across the bottom. Accompanies their commentary, Millions Will Feel Chilling Effects of U.S. Public-Charge Rule That Is Also Likely to Reshape Legal Immigration.
August 2019
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Since last September, the U.S. government has operated accelerated dockets in ten cities to handle the rising number of cases of families in immigration court.
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July 2019
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At the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health we encourage our Latinx community — many of whom are immigrants — to embrace their power and fight for access to health care in their communities.
The Hill logo, which features their name spelled out in white letters on a blue square background. Posted to accompany the opinion article, Immigrant women aren't getting access to health care due to fears.
July 2019
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In recent weeks, we’ve faced an onslaught of stories about the human rights abuses being perpetrated at our southern border.
Medium logo, featuring their name in white letters on a black background. Posted to accompany the post, "We can’t achieve immigration justice without gender justice, too."
July 2019
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Over the past week, I’ve been brooding like many of you over President Trump’s racist comments about “the squad’ – referring to four women of color in Congress. 
The Chronicle of Philanthropy logo, featuring their name over two lines, with Philanthropy in larger letters. Posted to accompany an opinion piece published in their pages, Philanthropy Leaders, Join Me in Rebuking Trump’s Racist ‘Go Home’ Tweets.
July 2019
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In this Q&A with NCRP, Daranee Petsod, president of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR), urges funders to confront and overcome this implicit and explicit bias for greater impact.
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June 2019
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It is now official — too many of us in philanthropy have fallen for the okey-doke.
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May 2019
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Despite the vital importance of the census to philanthropy and all sectors of our society, the census continues to face serious challenges as we approach its public launch on April 1, 2020.
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May 2019
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