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May 2019
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Border Network for Human Rights logo, featuring their logo above a silhouette of a mountain range. Posted to accompany their press release, Sixth Migrant Child Dies in Trump Administration Custody.
Border communities demand lasting accountability from CBP and ICE about these deaths and short-term holding conditions at U.S.-Mexico border.
January 2019
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The membership of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) elected three new members to its board of directors, as well as re-electing several board members.
January 2019
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Haas, Jr. Fund Names Cathy Cha as President
The Board of Directors of the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund today announced that Cathy Cha has officially stepped into her new role as President of the Fund.
September 2018
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Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a proposed rule that will ensure that those seeking to enter and remain in the United States  can support themselves financially and will not be reliant on public benefits.
June 2018
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GCIR Releases Report in Honor of World Refugee Day
In honor of World Refugee Day, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrant and Refugees (GCIR) is pleased to release Philanthropic Strategies to Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers, a report that describes recent philanthropic responses to humanitarian crises to inform action on the grave and urgent challenges now facing refugees and asylum seekers.
January 2017
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The membership of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) elected to its board of directors Evan Bacalao, of Open Society Foundations; Dina Merrell, of The Chicago Bar Foundation; Shawn Morehead, of the New York Community Trust; and Luna Yasui, of the Ford Foundation.
July 2016
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Grace Hou, president of the Woods Fund of Chicago, was appointed in May 2016 to the board of directors of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR). After serving out a seven-month term, Ms. Hou will be eligible for re-election beginning January 1, 2017.
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