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21 May 2019

First Responders at the Border: The Vital Role and Untapped Potential of a Reception System for Families and Asylum Seekers

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
PDT
Webinar
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This GCIR webinar will be a virtual roundtable of organizations working along the border and litigating the key issues arising for families seeking asylum.

15 May 2019

Federal Border Policy & What it Means for Our City’s Immigrants

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 -
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
EDT
The New York Community Trust
909 Third Avenue, Floor 22, New York, NY 10022

Discussions about border security often focus on the events taking place in states including Texas, Arizona, and California. But border enforcement also affects the lives of immigrants living and working in New York City.

24 Sep 2018

Equal Treatment: Public Perceptions of MASA Communities & Implications for Criminal Justice/Immigration Reform

Monday, September 24, 2018 -
9:00 am to 11:00 am
PDT
Webinar
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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.

12 Sep 2018

Detained and Removal Defense Learning Lab

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 -
9:30 am to 3:30 pm
PDT
Google Community Space "Workshop Space"
188 Embarcadero (enter on Steuart Street), San Francisco, CA 94105

Join this six-hour learning lab to learn about the journey of an immigrant in the United States’ immigration enforcement system, from apprehension and initial processing to detention and defense.

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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
PDT
Webinar
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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.

27 Jun 2018

Where Are the Children? Family Separation Becomes U.S. Immigration Enforcement Policy

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 -
10:00 am to 11:30 am
PDT
Webinar
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Since October 2017, the U.S. government has forcibly separated more than 2,300 children—including hundreds who are under four years old—from their parents as they arrive on our southern border seeking refuge. Join us for 1.5-hour call to hear from a panel of experts on the current situation, explore the impact of these policies on families and children, and learn about GCIR’s recommendations on how philanthropy can respond.

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
PDT
Webinar
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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.

05 Jun 2018

Member Briefing: Innovative Programs for Immigrants and Refugees in Volatile Times

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 -
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
PDT
Philanthropy Northwest
2101 4th Avenue, Suite 650, Seattle, WA 98121

New immigration policies and enforcement efforts are directly affecting the lives of immigrants and refugees in our own communities. In this member briefing, we will hear from frontline organizations working with and for those most impacted by changing immigration policies.

30 Mar 2017

Is Immigration Detention the New Incarceration Boom?

Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
PDT
Webinar
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Join us in a conversation with academic, government, nonprofit, and philanthropic leaders as we explore the history of immigration detention in America, analyze reforms at the local and federal level, discuss what solutions might look like under a federal administration unwelcoming of a pro-immigrant and justice reform agenda, and understand how philanthropy is playing a critical role in addressing the issue.

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