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January 16, 2019

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.

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September 22, 2018

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.

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June 20, 2018
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.

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January 30, 2017

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.

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July 5, 2016

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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