Refugees

March 2019
Program
Webinar
GCIR Pathways Forward for U.S. Refugee Integration
GCIR's Funders for Refugees and Asylum Seekers invites you to join us for a program delving deeper into refugee integration across communities.
March 2019
Program
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
March Policy Call
This webinar will explore key highlights from an analysis commissioned by GCIR and the Four Freedoms Fund on challenges to the asylum system and opportunities for intervention.
February 2019
Program
Webinar
French refugee children in 1917 (left) and a representation of a child in detention today (right).
Join this webinar for a discussion on the current state of refugee resettlement in the United States, the impact of the administration’s policies at the state and local level and possible responses, and promising approaches for funders to shore up services.
January 2019
Program
Co-Sponsored Program
Reflections from the Field: The Two Year Anniversary of the Muslim Ban
Join the Security & Rights Collaborative (SRC) to observe the two year anniversary of the first Muslim and refugee ban going into place: we will hear from field leaders who are working relentlessly to rescind the bans piece by piece.
November 2018
Resource
Analysis
Squeezing Refugees: Numbers for 2018 by State and Metro Area
Refugee admissions dropped more dramatically in the United States than any other country in 2017, and the rate dropped even further in 2018.
November 2018
Resource
Factsheet
Potential Impacts of FY 2019 Reception and Placement (R&P) Program Decisions
This five-page document identifies the potential impacts of FY 2019 Reception and Placement (R&P) Program Decisions by the Church World Service.
November 2018
Resource
Issue Brief
Refugees Thrive in America: Trump Cuts the Number of New Arrivals Despite Advancements and Success Stories
This issue brief gives an overview of refugee arrivals and ceilings in the past two decades, glimpsea into the lives of refugees who recently arrived in the United States, and the steps that newly resettled refugees are taking to rebuild their lives from scratch.
October 2018
News
Commentary
The U.S. Sends an Unwelcoming Signal to Refugees
By dramatically reducing the admission cap for the upcoming fiscal year, the Trump administration seems to be abandoning the country’s long-standing commitment to helping those fleeing war and persecution.
September 2018
Program
Co-Sponsored Program
Equal Treatment: Public Perceptions of MASA Communities & Implications for Criminal Justice/Immigration Reform
This webinar highlights critical research from the Institute for Social Policy & Understanding in their recent report, Equal Treatment. The goal of the webinar is to articulate the connections between criminalization of MASA communities by law enforcement and broader criminal justice/immigration enforcement practices.
September 2018
Program
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
Taking Stock and Gearing Up: Immigration Policy and the Role of Philanthropy in Building Stronger Communities
Don’t miss GCIR’s first post-summer Monthly Immigration Policy Call, during which we will take stock of key immigration-related developments and explore questions that funders should be considering right now and in the year ahead.

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