Publications

Reports, Etc.

Format: 2018
2007
Description: Despite rising to the top of the domestic policy agenda last year, comprehensive immigration reform fell victim to the politics of mid-term congressional elections. This update provides perspectives from philanthropists in the field who provide their predictions on future federal...
2007
GCIR partnered with the Endowment for Health in New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, and the Norwin S. and Elizabeth N. Bean Foundation to produce this publication. The 16-page collection of stories sheds light on the varied backgrounds of newcomers to the state, the challenges...
2007
This volume explores the role philanthropy can play to help the 37 million immigrants and refugees in the United States become full members of our society. The included articles make a compelling case that the discussion and planning on immigrant integration must occur now to avoid chaos later....
2007
In this issue, Kalpana Krishnamurthy, director of the Research and Action for Change and Equity (RACE) Program, illuminates effective strategies for building the leadership skills of first-generation immigrants and refugees. She shares insights from the Western Institute for Organizing and...
2007
The Miami Workers Center is engaged at the grassroots level to empower low-income people of color and their communities to combat broader issues of racial and economic injustice.  Through communitywide planning and cross-cultural organizing, the center creates and strengthens community...
2007
In Growing Attacks on Immigrants Have Real Implications for Black America, Eric Ward, national field director for the Center for New Community, writes about his ordeal as an undocumented, native-born U.S. citizen. An estimated 11 million native-born citizens share his dilemma in this country. He...
2006
This publication highlights a selection of top-quality documentary films that illuminate the immigrant experience and issues of integration such as English acquisition, education, employment, health, economic contributions, family cohesion, and Transnationalism. This new resource was curated by...
2006
This issue focuses on the plight of immigrant children caught in a tangled web of U.S. law and immigration policy. Due to decisions their parents made, these adolescents and adult children find themselves in the crossfire of a no man's land of policy shifts, fear, and deportation centers. Their...
2006
In a nation with an estimated 37 million immigrants, the effects of U.S. immigration policies are far-reaching.  In a year when the national debate about comprehensive immigration reform became a significant domestic policy concern, this article explains why reform is essential to immigrant...
2006
Investing in Our Communities: Strategies for Immigrant Integration, published in 2006, is a succinct, easy-to-understand guide that describes how grantmakers at all levels can play an important leadership role on this issue. This toolkit for grantmakers draws on extensive research and interviews...

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