Funding Recommendations, Issue Brief
Protecting Families and Advancing Belonging: How Philanthropy Can Answer Threats to the Well-Being of Immigrants
... with this administration’s three core strategies on immigration: Dehumanize and demonize immigrants, refugees, and asylum ... Advocacy can make the case at the local and state levels about the harm these changes will inflict on communities and further ...
What Can Philanthropy Do? Coming Together for Children in Immigrant Families in a Changing Policy Landscape
... barriers related to their or their family members’ immigration status, policies and programs that fall short of addressing their ...
... DHS has the authority to place asylum-seekers directly into immigration court proceedings, it continues to detain mothers and children and ... bear the burden of tracking down their loved ones, worrying about their well-being, and attempting to link their cases. Multiple ...
... Laredo, and El Paso, Texas to gather information about the implementation and impact of these policies. Researchers visited five federal courts, seven ports of entry, and nine immigration detention facilities. ... Zero-Tolerance Criminal ...
February 13, 2018
... of deportation. These efforts are vital. Restrictive immigration policies and increased enforcement are causing fear and toxic ... impacts the entire community. They are facing uncertainty about their legal status and fear they may lose permission to remain in the ...
March 8, 2018
Immigrant Families in America Today: How Fear and Toxic Stress Are Affecting Daily Life, Well-Being, and Health
... Forum Description New restrictions on immigration and increased immigration enforcement under the Trump Administration are having a profound ... are facing as many challenges as the immigrant family. Join us for a webinar featuring a new report from The Henry J. Kaiser Family ...
... three family detention centers with a combined capacity of about 3,300 beds. As the Trump administration prepares to ramp up family detention, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is reportedly exploring options to ...
October 11, 2018
Skills to Survive or Thrive? Shifting the Paradigm for Immigrant Adult Learners From Survival English to Integration Success
... Despite the highly polarized nature of federal immigration policy debates, most agree that once immigrants are admitted to the ... end of an initial program of instruction. Join us for a pre-publication briefing that will explore these important efforts, ...
What is Public Charge? Part of federal immigration law for over a hundred years, the “public charge” test is ... fundamentally change who we are as a nation—transforming us from a country that welcomes people who plan to work hard and achieve a ... strong and productive, and raise children who thrive. With about one in four children having at least one immigrant parent, this issue ...
November 20, 2018
... asylum-seeking families, 31 people in total, dropped off by immigration officials shortly before 4 p.m. on Monday. She led the group, about half parents and half children, mostly between the ages of 3 and 8, to ...
December 4, 2018
... to the Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in opposition to the proposed ‘public charge’ rule ... negative public sentiment and perpetuate a false narrative about immigrant families that stokes the bias, fear and hatred that threaten ...
April 18, 2019
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
... program design, policymaking, and litigation? This Monthly Immigration Policy Call will delve deeper into how children are experiencing ... harm. Speakers Neha Desai , Attorney, Director, Immigration, National Center for Youth Law Cory Schindel , Deputy ...
... of using benefits in the future. Beyond reducing future immigration numbers, there is widespread concern this revised public charge ... release of a final public charge rule. They find that: About one in seven adults in immigrant families (13.7 percent) reported ...
May 28, 2019
... opposition; our collective advocacy is critical. Learn more about the proposed change here , and here , and read what national ...
July 11, 2019
... a webinar with Center for Disaster Philanthropy and Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative (HILSC). The conversation will focus ... communities. How to talk to donors and potential donors about funding for the needs of immigrants, including those with sensitive ...
July 30, 2019
As the Trump Administration Seeks to Remove Families, Due-Process Questions over Rocket Dockets Abound
In targeting migrant families for immigration enforcement, Trump administration officials have defended the operations being carried out by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) by saying these individuals have had ... are removable and that they received written notice about the hearing. While at first glance this exceedingly high in ...
... Medicaid, SNAP, or housing assistance in 2018 because of immigration concerns. The study highlights fear and confusion about the proposed public charge rule, a reliance on the media for information ...
August 7, 2019
Recent Urban Institute survey data show that heightened immigration-related fears and concerns are shaping immigrant families’ daily ... ground, what sources of information families were accessing about the proposed changes to the public charge rule , and how losing ...
August 15, 2019
... near-monthly public data releases by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) , as well as data filed as evidence in Regents ... in protections, as each USCIS data release has information about how many people will see their DACA expire in each future month. Because ...
This infographic covers reviews the populations the Census typically undercounts in California, why there is a state undercount, and how that undercount can be reduced in 2020.