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21 Feb 2019

Black History Month: Diversity and Strength of the Black Immigrant Community in the U.S.

Thursday, February 21, 2019 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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In honor of Black History Month, this month’s policy call will celebrate the diversity and strength of the black immigrant community in the U.S., as well as delve deeper into the experience of black immigrants, refugees, and asylumseekers.

16 Aug 2018

What’s Next for the Families Separated by U.S. Policy—and How Are Those Policies Evolving?

Thursday, August 16, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:15 pm
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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.

19 Jul 2018

What Funders Need to Know About Immigration Detention: A Primer on the U.S. System

Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:15 pm
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Join this webinar to learn how the detention system works, who operates the facilities, what is known about the conditions, and how philanthropy is engaging in this area. The program will also include an update on family separation and detention.

21 Jun 2018

Report in Focus: Revving up the Deportation Machinery: Enforcement and Pushback under Trump

Thursday, June 21, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:15 pm
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In the first eight months of the Trump administration, arrests and deportations of immigrants rose 40 percent versus the year before. Yet it may not last. A new report from Migration Policy Institute finds it is “unlikely” the current level of removals will continue.

17 May 2018

Family Separation Policies and Access to Justice in Detention Systems

Thursday, May 17, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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This policy call considered the administration’s efforts to deny access to justice to immigrants in detention and a recent surprising policy reversal, as well as the long-term view of how denial of access to justice can impact conditions of confinement for immigrants separated from their children and families.

19 Apr 2018

A Guide to the New 'Public Charge' Rules: What is Public Charge and How Can Organizations and Funders Respond to Support Family and Child Well-Being

Thursday, April 19, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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This month’s edition of GCIR’s Monthly Immigration Policy Calls will provide an in-depth review of this regulation, explore the meaning of ‘public charge,’ and highlight how a campaign,  “Protecting Immigrant Families, Advancing Our Future,” is uniting a cross-sector of key national, state, and local level organizations to protect and defend access to health care, nutrition programs, public services, and economic supports for immigrants and their families.

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18 Jan 2018

Monthly Immigration Policy Call: What Will the New Year Bring?

Thursday, January 18, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Our nation has just completed an incomparable year. A wave of restrictionist policies, championed by some and unthinkable to others, have disrupted families and communities, schools and businesses across the nation. In the wake of these changes, what will the New Year hold?

16 Nov 2017

Temporary Protected Status: What Is at Stake for 320,000 Residents and their Families?

Thursday, November 16, 2017 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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For our November policy call, we will feature our topline policy updates followed by an in-depth discussion about TPS holders, the impact of current policies on TPS families, and what is on the horizon.

14 Sep 2017

Dreams in Limbo: A Look at the Future of DACA, Young Immigrants, and How Funders Can Respond

Thursday, September 14, 2017 -
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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Join us this timely briefing to hear how Dreamers and their communities, as well as supporters and allies, are responding to the cancellation of DACA.

16 Mar 2017

Monthly Immigration Policy Calls: What Does the Future Hold for Immigrant Workers and their Families?

Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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This one-hour call will examine the impact of the administration’s policies on low-wage immigrant workers and the role of employers, labor unions, and community-based groups, such as worker centers, in helping to protect their basic rights.

16 Feb 2017

Monthly Immigration Policy Calls: Perspectives on Sanctuary Policies

Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Sanctuary policies have garnered heightened media attention since the president signed an executive order on January 25 to withhold federal funding from cities that adopt such policies. What are sanctuary policies? What are the implications of the executive order?

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19 Jan 2017

Monthly Immigration Policy Calls: What to Expect in the First 100 Days

Thursday, January 19, 2017 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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As the new administration takes office and Congress begins its opening session, two national policy experts, Kerri Talbot and John Feehery, will provide their unique perspectives on possible federal immigration policy developments in the first 100 days and beyond.

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