With wage inequality impacting the ability of women – particularly women of color – to receive fair compensation for their labor, GCIR will host a webinar discussion on strategies for supporting the economic empowerment of immigrant and refugee women.
The second quarterly meeting of GCIR's Legal Services Working Group (LSWG).
The second quarterly meeting of GCIR's Delivering on the Dream (DOTD) network.
Latino immigrant families in regions such as the San Joaquin and Imperial Valleys are paying a triple financial toll during the pandemic—at work, at home, and on their health- all while being excluded from economic assistance due to legal status.
Source: University of California Merced
Immigration Nation Episode 4 Watch Party & Discussion: Drawing the Connection Between Climate Justice, Immigration and Essential Workers
Join GCIR and Resilience Force in an abbreviated showing of episode four of the immediately acclaimed Netflix docuseries: “Immigration Nation.” Following various clips, dive into a discussion with filmmakers and organizers exploring the connection between climate, immigration, labor, ICE enforcement, and philanthropy’s response in this moment.
As immigrant workers and families with low incomes across the country are disproportionately affected by the economic and health impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, state and local communities are stepping in to fill the gaps left by limited federal relief efforts. Not only do these efforts need to be available and tailored to immigrant community needs, but they also must focus on creating effective outreach to immigrant audiences.
Source: Urban Institute
Source: California Institute For Rural Studies
Researchers at the UC Merced Community and Labor Center find non-citizen women have experienced the deepest job losses. The study is an early signal of how the coronavirus recession is widening California’s economic inequities.
Immigrants have always been a vital part of the social and economic fabric of this country. They have always taken on an oversized share of the frontline work of caring for our sick, our young, and our elderly. So it may not be surprising that immigrant communities are disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Americans are eligible for up to $1,200 in coronavirus stimulus money — unless they're married and filing taxes jointly with an immigrant who doesn’t have a Social Security number. Democratic leaders are demanding to change that.
Source: NBC News