... integration of refugees and their families. We will learn about the latest data on refugees and the urgency of additional data ... Nina Zelic , Director for Refugee Services, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services
Aryah Somers ...
March 28, 2019
... a port of entry (under temporary injunction).
3 In Immigration Court
DOJ strains Immigration Judges with stringent case ... participate and support these efforts. Educating lawmakers about asylum and identifying champions for a more progressive asylum framework ...
... These policies signal an intention to curb all forms of immigration to the United States and move our nation further away from the ...
February 26, 2019
... Sonia Nazario understands that the debate over immigration in America cannot be reduced to black or white, right or wrong. In ... questions regarding these sessions, please contact us at [email protected]
Accommodations for People ...
July 18, 2019
... “national security” will continue to impede meaningful immigration and criminal justice reform.
Despite these trends, the ... enforcement practices. If you are a funder who cares about criminal justice and/or immigration enforcement, please join us for this ...
September 24, 2018
Do Family Separation and Detention Deter Immigration? ...
... the response.
In late October, U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) ended “Safe Release,” a program ... numbers. The current site, already nearing capacity, sleeps about 120 individuals and feeds up to 250 people a day. Many arrive very sick, ...
Funding Recommendations, Issue Brief
... to helping immigrants navigate the complexities of our immigration laws—and often means the difference between gaining or ...
... the United States, Central America and Mexico, and learn about the fast-paced changes taking place in U.S. asylum policy. Speakers will ...
November 8, 2018
The U.S. Immigration Policy Center (USIPC) at UC San Diego conducts and supports ... is not Spanish, 87.9% were nevertheless given instructions about their immigration court dates by immigration officials on their Notice to ... Central American language, only 0.6% were given instructions about their immigration court dates by immigration officials on their Notice to ...
... highlighted that the administration is using the backlog in immigration court case processing  as well as the recent surge of ... (and also note the difficulty in gathering quantitative data about this trend), several noted that there is anecdotal evidence that asylum ...
This webinar will explore key highlights from an analysis commissioned by GCIR and the Four Freedoms Fund on challenges to the asylum system and opportunities for intervention.
March 21, 2019
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
... 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 ...
Find all program-related materials for April's Monthly Immigration Policy Call, "First Responders at the Border: The Vital Role and ...
... government’s 2006 “war” on drugs and organized crime, about 37,000 people have gone missing, according to the Ministry of the ...
March 26, 2019
... families for several weeks , seeking to keep families in immigration detention indefinitely , detaining asylum seekers without a ... screening interviews that would allow them to stay in the US to apply for asylum. Those rejections consequently set them up to be ...
October 11, 2018
... Department of Justice (DOJ) to make criminal prosecution of immigration offenses a “high priority”—even though such cases already ... Jeff Sessions instructed federal prosecutors to make “immigration offenses higher priorities,” target “first-time improper ...
Amidst travel restrictions and other government responses to the growing COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, as of March 17, 2020, temporarily suspended refugee resettlement departures—the actual travel of a refugee from their initial country of asylum to the country where they will be resettled. In addition to travel disruptions, the UNHCR cited concerns that refugees would be placed at a higher risk of contracting and transmitting the virus if they continued to travel as reasons behind their decision.
April 21, 2020
Join us this funders-only call to learn about how members of Funders for Refugees ...
June 13, 2019
... Mexico. You can think of them as the partners to all of the US-based orgs that are pre-screening and providing services to migrants on the ... public health officials and enforcement are concerned about the spread of the virus not only in the community but especially at ...
March 10, 2020