Immigrant Children, Youth & Families

September 2018
Resource
Program Materials
Materials: Taking Stock and Gearing Up: Immigration Policy and the Role of Philanthropy in Building Stronger Communities
Find all program-related materials for the webinar, "Taking Stock and Gearing Up: Immigration Policy and the Role of Philanthropy in Building Stronger Communities," here, including the presentation and recording.
August 2018
Program
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
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This webinar will delve deeper into how this crisis is developing for families and explore what is next—and how philanthropy can continue to play a critical role in the response to support families. Our panel of experts will report on how the administration’s policy is evolving, and what we might expect in the coming months.
August 2018
Resource
Funding Recommendations
This four-page document identifies grantmaking opportunities that foundations and individual donors can consider in shaping both short- and longer-term funding strategies to address family separation and detention.
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
Program
Co-Sponsored Program
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The Children, Youth & Family Funders Roundtable's series—the Impact of Immigration Action on Children and Families—has sought to build awareness and knowledge of key issues, share resources, and explore how funders—both those deeply engaged in immigration issues and those just discovering the intersect of their core portfolios with issues facing immigrant families.
July 2018
Resource
Report
Do Family Separation and Detention Deter Immigration?
This report analyzes DHS data to find that family separation has not deterred families from coming to the United States in the past.
July 2018
Resource
Report
Zero-Tolerance Criminal Prosecutions: Punishing Asylum Seekers and Separating Families
This 12-page report is based on trips to federal courts, ports of entry, and immigration detention facilities to monitor conditions and impact of zero-tolerance policies at the border.
July 2018
Resource
Report
Do Family Separation and Detention Deter Immigration?
This report, by professor Tom Wong for the Center for American Progress, shows that policies of family separation and increased family detention have not deterred immigration at the southwest border. 
July 2018
Resource
Factsheet
A Threat to the Health and Wellbeing of Children in Immigrant Families
This factsheet details the potential effects of proposed changes to the public charge rule on children in immigrant families. 
July 2018
Resource
Issue Brief
Trump’s Family Incarceration Policy Threatens Healthy Child Development
This issue brief outlines the Trump adminstration's policies regarding family detention and the negative effects of these policies on the health and well-being of immigrant children and their parents.

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