Migration between the United States and neighboring countries to the south is an enduring if ever-shifting phenomenon. While the COVID-19 pandemic and measures put in place to stop the spread of the virus have severely limited mobility, longer-standing questions about how best to manage regional migration remain as important as ever.
In the Immigrant Legal Resource Center’s Blueprint for the Next Administration , they identify policies that must immediately be addressed, calling on the next administration to not only restore what has been lost over the past four years but also for a new way forward toward dignity and justice.
Led by the Immigration Hub and America’s Voice, more than 100 organizations have worked together over a period of 9 months to develop detailed policy prescriptives, instructions for implementation, and a clear vision of our expectations. The 2021 Immigration Action Plan is a preview of our collective efforts. It identifies 10 actions with specific steps to both reverse the racism and damage of the Trump years and discard the longstanding harsh criminalization and deportation policies that have defined many past administrations.
Executive Summary Secondary traumatic stress—behaviors and emotions resulting from knowing about a traumatizing event experienced by a client and the stress resulting from helping or wanting to help...
The International Rescue Committee (IRC), like social service organizations across the U.S., has had to rapidly adapt to an unprecedented model of service delivery at a time when America’s most vulnerable families are being profoundly impacted by the dual impact of a public health crisis and an economic shut down.
This report offers recommendations to strengthen immigration legal services in California for immigrants and asylum seekers. The report draws from 20 interviews with executive-level staff from legal service organizations and 80 responses to an online survey of a broad range of immigration legal service providers across the state.
Report on asylum and conditions in immigration detention based on analysis of the experiences of over 7,000 asylum-seeking families, totaling 17,000 people, including 7,900 children aged five years old or younger.
This memorandum synthesizes interviews with key advocate stakeholders to identify the current challenges facing the U.S. asylum system, asylum seekers, and advocates for asylum seekers, and strategic leverage points and funding opportunities for grantmakers.