Policy Implications for Immigrant and Refugee Communities

When: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm PDT
Where: 
Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles at the California Community Foundation
281 S Figueroa St, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA
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Note: GCIR is co-sponsoring this program, which is being organized and hosted by Southern California Grantmakers

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Recent months have brought dramatic shifts in federal policies that deeply affect Southern California’s immigrant and refugee communities. These policies have broad impact on the vulnerable populations we serve every day as grantmakers, regardless of whether we specifically fund “immigration or refugee issues.” The expansion of immigration enforcement personnel, expedited deportation with no access to immigration courts, reduced protections for unaccompanied children, decreased refugee admittance, and the upcoming revised travel ban are just some of the policies rapidly changing the lives of Southern Californians.

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 A special thanks to GCIR members and funders for their support in making this program possible.