Publications

Reports, Etc.

Format: 2018
2003
Each year thousands of immigrants cross the U.S.-Mexico border, guided by a smuggler, through harsh and deadly terrain.  With the death toll mounting and the criminalization of the undocumented increasing, a group of Catholic funders come together to address these border issues.
2003
The federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 restricted eligibility for most legal immigrants to many public assistance programs.  Santa Clara County in California, with 61 percent of its population potentially affected by the policy, responded by...
2003
This issue provides an immigration policy update and looks at a coordinated and comprehensive effort between a group of Catholic funders and CBO providers intent on redressing the abuse suffered by immigrants along the U.S.-Mexico border. There is a synopsis of a new report by GCIR and the...
2003
Newcomers in the American Workplace is a joint publication of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees and the Neighborhood Funders' Group's Working on Labor and Community. This report responds to the dramatic growth in the immigrant population over the past decade and calls attention to...
2003
Microsoft, among other corporations, supports pro-bono legal services for immigrants who are detained and face deportation without access to legal counsel.
2003
After 9/11, 50 restrictive proposals were introduced in several states to deter immigrants from obtaining or keeping their driver's licenses. Proposals included the prohibition of licenses for the undocumented and new conditions on acceptable documents for proving identity. The impacts on...
2003
Taryn Higashi of the Ford Foundation makes a case for new immigration policies that reflect social and economic realities as well as genuine security needs. There are profiles of the Rosenberg Foundation and New York's Fund for New Citizens, a peek at the Four Freedoms Fund, a quick study of Santa...
2002
This paper responds to the growth of the immigrant and refugee population and the resulting increase in diversity in rural and urban communities across the United States. It seeks to enhance grantmakers’ understanding of intergroup relations within the dynamic context of immigration and to identify...
2002
Informed by the experience of the Fund for Immigrants and Refugees, this article provides insight into effective collaborative grantmaking and important lessons learned.
2002
The author provides insight on the immigrants who have been detained in the post-9/11 era, and the harsh realities they face. A look at where philanthropy has made a difference and where opportunities for funding remain are also detailed.

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