Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Recipients

Even as the coronavirus sickens Americans by the tens of thousands—and roughly 29,000 DACA recipients risk their lives as healthcare workers—the Supreme Court may still render a decision on the Administration’s ability to terminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
June 2020
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The eventual fate of DACA has significant implications for a wide range of philanthropic priorities, including health, housing, education, employment, and asset building, among others. Responding to DACA is also inextricably linked to efforts to address the impact of COVID-19 in immigrant communities across the country. 
June 2020
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On June 18, 2020 the U.S. Supreme Court sided with DACA recipients ruling that the way in which the Trump administration rescinded the DACA program in 2017 was unlawful. The decision is a huge victory for immigrant communities and their allies who mobilized to protect the DACA program.
June 2020
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Find all program-related materials for the webinar, "What Next for DACA?" here, including recording and DACA Funding Recommendations.
June 2020
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Find all program-related materials for the webinar, "Preparing for the DACA Decision: What Can Philanthropy Do?" here, including recording and a DACA Response Initative by Four Freedoms Fund.
April 2020
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This report looks at CDCUs across the country that have launched micro-loan programs that both help immigrants pay DACA application fee and introduce this predominantly low-income population to mainstream financial services.
A collage of photos, featuring faces of men and women, including a opening of a credit union in Santa Fe and someone looking at a handout. Accompanies GCIR's resource, Dreamer Loan Programs: The Power of Partnerships with Community Development Credit Unions.
August 2014
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