Publications

Reports, Etc.

Format: 2018
2011
This issue brief draws from a 2008 study by the Migration Policy Institute’s (MPI) National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy (NCIIP), which was commissioned by the Zellerbach Family Foundation and Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR). Most of the data presented in this...
2010
A More Perfect Union, traces the historic shift in the position of organized labor to its current aggressive support for immigration reform. It also highlights labor's role in supporting and protecting the rights of all immigrant workers, regardless of their immigration status.
2010
Responding to changing demographics, the public and private sectors are developing new ways of communicating with limited English-speaking individuals. In 2007, nearly one in five Americans lived in a household that spoke a language other than English at home, yet meeting the needs for language...
2010
This GCIR case study highlights The Chicago Community Trust's three-year, $1.5 million immigrant integration initiative. Supporting local government leadership and public-private partnerships is a central strategy of this initiative. Explore this case study and learn how this strategy can help...
2009
Impact of Immigration Enforcement Raids on Children and Families: Roles for Foundations, describes the significant impact ICE raids are having on children and familes, compromising the well-being of American children and placing enormous burdens on states and local communities to respond to...
2009
This guide provides an overview of the 2010 census and background information for foundations interested in supporting efforts to produce a more accurate count of California's population. It summarizes the challenges and describes strategies for creating state-level structures to facilitate...
2008
This funders' guide provides a road map for building and strengthening immigrant civic integration infrastructure in local communities to assist the more than 8.5 million lawful permanent residents presently eligible to become citizens, the 2.8 million who will soon gain eligibility, and the...
2008
Commissioned by the Zellerbach Family Foundation, this report discusses the scope and capacity of nonprofit groups that provide immigration-related legal services in the 38 counties of Northern California. Based on survey findings, it makes the case for greater philanthropic and public investment...
2008
Community colleges have become an important force for change in adult basic education. They are playing an expanding role in meeting the educational and vocational needs of immigrants and refugees, especially those facing the dual challenge of earning a degree or certificate while learning...
2008
With one out of five households in the United States speaking a language other than English at home, and more than 18.4 million foreign-born residents over the age of five speaking English less than very well, overcoming language barriers has become an increasingly vital element to emergency...

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