September 24, 2018
Equal Treatment: Public Perceptions of MASA Communities & Implications for Criminal Justice/Immigration Reform
... “national security” will continue to impede meaningful immigration and criminal justice reform. Despite these trends, the issues ... enforcement practices. If you are a funder who cares about criminal justice and/or immigration enforcement, please join us for this ...
July 18, 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 ...
Immigration was front and center in the lead-up to the midterms, including ... seekers. What will the election results mean for federal immigration policy? Find all program-related materials for the webinar, " Immigration Policy After the Midterms: What Can Funders Expect? " here, ...
July 10, 2019
... seeking refuge demonstrate its expansive vision to restrict immigration at all cost. Children in Detention and Family Separation ... Council. > What can I do? To learn more about funding strategies and opportunities, contact Huong Nguyen-Yap if you ...
Funding Recommendations, Issue Brief
... the response. Background 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, ...
March 26, 2019
... government’s 2006 “war” on drugs and organized crime, about 37,000 people have gone missing, according to the Ministry of the ...
Memorandum on Challenges to the Asylum System, Points of Leverage, and Advocates’ Recommendations to Grantmakers
... 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 ...
... ... Do Family Separation and Detention Deter Immigration? ...
November 8, 2018
... the United States, Central America and Mexico, and learn about the fast-paced changes taking place in U.S. asylum policy. Speakers will ...
October 11, 2018
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
November 19, 2018
... once people are released from federal custody. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Oct. 23 stopped reviewing ... are very expensive," said Clark, who is also director of immigration at Jewish Family Service. "Providing daily shelter with food, ... of supervision. Aliens will be issued a Notice to Appear in immigration court, as appropriate. ICE continues to work with local and state ...
... 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 ...
... to helping immigrants navigate the complexities of our immigration laws—and often means the difference between gaining or ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
March 28, 2019
... 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 Moderator Aryah Somers ...
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 ...
Materials: First Responders at the Border: The Vital Role and Untapped Potential of a Reception System for Families and Asylum Seekers
Find all program-related materials for April's Monthly Immigration Policy Call, "First Responders at the Border: The Vital Role and ...
March 21, 2019
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
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.