Alliance Magazine: 70 US foundations sign statement condemning executive order on immigration

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Over 70 foundations have signed a joint statement on immigration in the wake of President Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim countries.

The statement, published by Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) focuses on the fact that America was built by generations of immigrants and refugees.

The statement insists that philanthropic institutions and the world at large not only benefit from diversity and equality noting that ‘the recently issued immigration executive orders compromise our nation’s founding principles and the Constitution, our standing in the world, and our core values of liberty, justice, and due process.’ ...

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