August 28, 2019
... comes from a foundation that has been paying attention to immigration issues at the border for years, starting long before the 2016 ... CEO Luz Vega-Marquis recently told me.
I spoke with her about MCF’s support of grassroots groups, and the role philanthropy can play ...
September 12, 2019
... the country are fighting to end the policy and practice of immigration detention. Join us for a conversation with advocates and organizers to learn more about this movement’s strategies. The morning session will focus on the ...
September 30, 2019
As a former lawyer who focused on asylum issues, immigration detention has always struck me as one of the cruelest and most ... exponentially since the 1990s, currently hovering at about 55,000 nationwide. Hence, the work to curb immigrant detention is vitally ...
November 5, 2018
... the network of companies that currently profit from the US prison and detention system—what criminal justice experts call “the ...
This report exposes roughly 4,000 corporations that profit from the devastating mass incarceration of our nation’s marginalized communities.
May 18, 2019
... with mental health and behavioral challenges.
US government uses several clandestine shelters to detain immigrant children ...
Find all program-related materials for April's Monthly Immigration Policy Call, "First Responders at the Border: The Vital Role and ...
July 29, 2019
... Based on my experience, there’s one thing I can tell you about criminally prosecuting people for crossing the border:
It doesn’t work.
Right now, about 99% of my clients are charged with “1325” and “1326,” the federal ...
July 19, 2018
... foundations, including some that have never supported immigration issues before, have dedicated millions of dollars in ...
"We felt a responsibility to step up, even though it took us far beyond the scope of the work Barr traditionally engages in," he said.
February 20, 2019
... as catalyst or supplement. As partisan rancor around immigration strains the very institutions of American democracy, SAFE, which ... to the 2016 election and the Trump administration’s anti-immigration stance. But the idea got its start before that as a pilot in New ...
March 5, 2019
... past three decades to push for harsher criminal justice and immigration laws . Interestingly, while only 10% of prisons and jails ...
May 23, 2019
... the 1990’s, detention has become the primary mechanism for immigration enforcement. The overreliance on incarceration and detention ... companies that are involved in operating for-profit prisons, immigration and other detention services and probation services. Companies that ...
June 3, 2019
... has been supporting, who fight on the front lines of immigration and border issues in California and along the southwest border, ... a health foundation. If you have thoughts, send them into us by entering them into the comments section below.
Message to elected ...
June 20, 2019
... the effects of the Trump Administration’s ever-changing immigration policies and procedures. The webinar will feature a robust ... larger strategic goals the organization has to reform the immigration system and defend immigrant communities.
These recommendations call for urgent action to rapidly reunify separated children with their families and end detention that has taken place as a result of family separation at the U.S. border with Mexico.
May 16, 2019
This in-person program will feature the lived experiences of experts from various communities impacted by family separation, as well as reflections from funders involved in philanthropic responses.
Find the recording of the webinar, "National Emergency Declaration: Implications for the Rule of Law and Our Democracy" here.
Learn how investments in private prisons put retirement savings at risk, and how you and your institution can hold these companies accountable.