Immigrant Children, Youth & Families

April 2019
This fact sheet provides the most up-to-date estimates of unauthoirzed immigrants who are graduating from U.S. high schools, both for the United States overall and for top states.
November 2018
Blog Post
Could “public charge” reduce public preschool participation among immigrant families?
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.
October 2018
Co-Sponsored Program
Skills to Survive or Thrive? Shifting the Paradigm for Immigrant Adult Learners From Survival English to Integration Success
This pre-publication briefing will explore the efforts of the Migration Policy Institute's (MPI) National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy, their intersections with issues of concern to grant makers in the anti-poverty, economic mobility and immigration policy fields, and a discussion of actions that can be taken now.
May 2018
Regional Briefing
Join Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) and our co-sponsors for a special funders’ briefing on efforts to support immigrant and refugee students in California through a collaboration between Californians Together, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and GCIR.
February 2018
GCIR Director of Programs Aryah Somers Landsberger shares recommendations for how funders can support immigrant children and families.
September 2017
This call considered how funders can support efforts to promote a safe and inclusive learning environment for all.
March 2017
Issue Brief
The Effect of Hostile Immigration Policies on Children’s Mental Health
This brief aims to inform advocates and policymakers about the effects of hostile immigration policies on children and the need to continue to work to ensure that children in immigrant families in California are healthy, feel secure, and continue to thrive.
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