... organizations that serve them largely remain invisible in immigration policy discussions and for philanthropy. In honor of Black History ... are mobilizing their communities to educate policy makers about the serious implications of TPS termination and encouraging the passage ...
... in people’s lives. “more than 100,000 people in immigration detention;” “potentially closing off approximately $1.5 ... framing and the role of cultural strategies, and learn about some of the ways changemakers are using the present moment to move the ...
October 10, 2019
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, ...
October 11, 2018
June 18, 2020
... traumatic, and dangerous.
These tactics divide us – and tear at the fabric of our country, woven from the many waves of ...
July 25, 2019
... historical roots. In grantmaking, it shows up as concerns about organizational structure, capacity, financial management, qualifications ... groups, which naturally work at the intersection of race and immigration, are often told that they neither fit in the immigration portfolio ...
June 17, 2019
... recovery efforts.
Black Alliance for Just Immigration , BLMP envisions a world where no one is forced to give up their ... with African Americans and black immigrants to discover more about race, our diverse identities, racism, migration and globalization.
Resource Portal, Video & Audio
Resources for DACA Advocacy
IMMIGRATION, AND COVID-19
Even as the coronavirus sickens Americans by ... for advocacy on their behalf—there is a way for each of us to do our part.
DACA recipients have always supported their country; we ... important in this moment to help immigrants manage anxiety about both public health and personal safety.
Advocacy Efforts to ...
... Irvine Foundation, bemoaned the "ugly" state of discourse about immigration issues in a blog post . "We look forward to working with those ...
July 31, 2019
... an online community gathering when we will share details about the Supreme Court decision and how it will impact recipients. We will ... afforded by the DACA program. We urge Congress to pass immigration reform that will enable undocumented youth and their families to ...
June 18, 2020
On June 18, 2020 the U.S. Supreme Court sided with DACA recipients ruling that the way in which the Trump administration rescinded the DACA program in 2017 was unlawful. The decision is a huge victory for immigrant communities and their allies who mobilized to protect the DACA program.
... like many of you over President Trump’s racist comments about “the squad’ – referring to four women of color in Congress. What ... was that Trump used that all too common phrase many of us who have lived in America, but are perpetually perceived as foreigners, have ...
July 22, 2019
... deploy resources needed to protect our democracy and bring about equity and justice for all.
— Team GCIR
"....the veil that has allowed us to publicly deny the perniciousness of racism in this country has been ...
August 10, 2017
... 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 ...
... the full effects of the spreading virus, COVID-19, many of us still find ourselves unsure of how to plan, rearrange, and reconfigure our ... directing our own staff to work from home until we know more about the spread of this virus and testing strategies.
In addition to ...
March 11, 2020
... All eligible individuals are encouraged to consult with an immigration attorney to apply for, or renew, their DACA immediately.
... Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) at Yale Law School, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), and lawyers at MRNY. The Supreme Court ...
June 18, 2020
... to be transparent with stakeholders, partners, and Congress about where it is facing operational challenges, the changes it is making to ...
March 18, 2020
As we look ahead to the future, it is time for us to dream—and dream big. What can funders do individually and collectively ...
Marielena Hincapié, Executive Director, National Immigration Law Center
Angie Junck, Director, Human Rights Program, ...
Presentation, Video & Audio
Today, the Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). While the decision was made on procedural grounds and not on the merits of the program, it nevertheless provides a reprieve for 650,000 immigrants and their families, including more than 250,000 U.S.-citizen children.
June 18, 2020
This webinar is part of a series that tackles the realities of racism strategically, and connects these threads to our present-day grantmaking practices in collaboration with Lori Villarosa of Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE).
June 10, 2019