Asylum Seekers

May 2019
Program
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
First Responders at the Border: The Vital Role and Untapped Potential of a Reception System for Families and Asylum Seekers
This GCIR webinar will be a virtual roundtable of organizations working along the border and litigating the key issues arising for families seeking asylum.
May 2019
Program
Regional Briefing
This in-person program will feature the lived experiences of experts from various communities impacted by family separation, as well as reflections from funders involved in philanthropic responses.
April 2019
News
Podcast
The log of The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Includes those words and Philanthropy.com. For the article Nonprofit Helps New Immigrants Find Good Jobs.
This edition of the Business of Giving features Jina Krause-Vilmar, CEO of Upwardly Global. The nonprofit helps integrate refugees, people who have been granted asylum, and special immigrant visa holders into the U.S. work force.
March 2019
Program
Webinar
GCIR Pathways Forward for U.S. Refugee Integration
GCIR's Funders for Refugees and Asylum Seekers invites you to join us for a program delving deeper into refugee integration across communities.
March 2019
News
Philanthropic News
Logo that reads: Inside Philanthropy: Who's Funding What, and Why. Attached to the article Who Is Funding Solutions to the Root Causes of Mexican and Central American Migration?
A number of funders—both legacy heavy hitters and smaller foundations—are engaged in the Central American region, focused on alleviating some of these root causes of migration.
March 2019
Program
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
March Policy Call
This webinar will explore key highlights from an analysis commissioned by GCIR and the Four Freedoms Fund on challenges to the asylum system and opportunities for intervention.
March 2019
Resource
Issue Brief
Dismantling of the U.S. Asylum System and Points of Leverage for Philanthropy
This brief analyzes challenges being erected at every stage of the U.S. asylum process and the key leverage points for philanthropy.
March 2019
Resource
Report
This memorandum synthesizes interviews with key advocate stakeholders to identify the current challenges facing the U.S. asylum system, asylum seekers, and advocates for asylum seekers, and strategic leverage points and funding opportunities for grantmakers.
February 2019
Program
Webinar
French refugee children in 1917 (left) and a representation of a child in detention today (right).
Join this webinar for a discussion on the current state of refugee resettlement in the United States, the impact of the administration’s policies at the state and local level and possible responses, and promising approaches for funders to shore up services.
November 2018
News
News Article
Temporary shelter for migrant families opens in San Diego, organizers ask for help
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.

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