With the White House and government officials taking an increasingly hard line on immigration and border security, eight California charities working on behalf of immigrants have formed a new coalition to raise money.
The San Diego Rapid Response Network recently opened a shelter in response to the federal government’s decision to end a program that helped asylum-seeking families get to their final destinations in the U.S. after they crossed the border.
The Healthy Communities Foundation released this statement from President Maria Pesqueira on the public charge rule change published by the Department of Homeland Security.
The San Diego Rapid Response Network is collecting donations to help house and pay for legal services once people are released from federal custody.
The 2020 Census will have far-reaching impacts on the future of our state, particularly for California’s low-income workers whose perspectives are often missing from the policies and institutions that shape our lives.
Recent funding for undocumented immigrants has largely focused on legal aid, advocacy and keeping families together. But a group of California foundations is addressing the challenges facing this community related to higher education.
The potential impacts of expanding the regulation known as “public charge” have yet to be fully understood, but experts anticipate that young children in immigrant families—more than 90 percent of them US citizens—could be disproportionately affected.
Philanthropists can help address over-incarceration in America and the serious harm it does to communities supporting efforts to better understand and confront “the prison-industrial complex.”
This radio program looks at efforts to "upskill" immigrant workers by helping them utilize their existing skills in higher level positions throughout the American workforce.