Asylum Seekers

July 2019
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Commentary
Migration Policy Institute logo, which features their name spelled out under their acronym and a green logo block. Posted to accompany their commentary, As the Trump Administration Seeks to Remove Families, Due-Process Questions over Rocket Dockets Abound
Since last September, the U.S. government has operated accelerated dockets in ten cities to handle the rising number of cases of families in immigration court.
July 2019
News
Blog Post
GCIR logo, which shows the acronym in white letters in an orange circle with the name spelled out to the right.
Fueled by xenophobia, racism, and hate, the current administration has sought from day 1 to dismantle America’s historical role as a beacon of hope and a land of refuge.
June 2019
News
Philanthropic News
A line of dark-skinned people in headscarfs and colorful clothing to the left of a text box with the words "Join our BridgeBuilder Challenge: People on the Move. Launching July 2nd." and the logos for OpenIdeo and GHR Foundation
In its third year, BridgeBuilder™ seeks ideas addressing urgent and emergent needs among people on move — a global population deeply impacted by a lack of peace, prosperity, and sound environmental conditions.  
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
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.
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.
November 2018
News
News Article
San Diego Rapid Response Network Offers To House People Seeking Asylum, Help With Legal Fees
The San Diego Rapid Response Network is collecting donations to help house and pay for legal services once people are released from federal custody.
October 2018
News
Commentary
Jeff Sessions is pushing asylum officers to reject more migrants. Will they go along?
The Trump administration’s goal has been clear: It wants as few people as possible coming to the United States without papers. And if they do come, it wants to deport them as quickly as possible. That goal might finally be within their grasp.
July 2018
News
Philanthropic News
Foundations Break Their Grant Guidelines and Speed Cash to Immigrant Needs
Private foundations, including some that have never supported immigration issues before, have dedicated millions of dollars in quick-turnaround grants to provide legal and health services for immigrant families caught up in the Trump administration’s "zero tolerance" immigration policies.
July 2018
News
Commentary
The Greek Opportunity: An innovative refugee support system in Greece
In a recent learning visit spanning the Greek archipelago — from Athens to Lesbos and Thessaloniki — our team saw what is really taking place on the ground. While the number of refugee arrivals-per-month has dropped in the past year, the challenges in responding to existing and new refugees remain.

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