The Emergency Relief Fund for Immigrants in SD is a grassroots fundraising effort to provide accelerated, short-term financial assistance to immigrant families and individuals, who have minimal access to state or federal support, and who, because of COVID-19, may be pushed even deeper into the shadows with few resources available to meet their immediate needs. This is a statewide fund.
June 5, 2020
... opportunities for funders working at the intersection of immigration status, language, culture, and education for children and youth and ...
February 26, 2018
... moved and inspired by the Joint Foundation Statement on Immigration organized by Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and ...
February 9, 2017
... The rule puts the country on a path towards a profoundly new immigration system — while Congress sits on the sideline. The change could reduce family-based immigration from “lower-income, less educated people in countries like China, ...
October 3, 2018
... the final public charge rule, which makes it easier for immigration officials to deny applications for permanent residency (green ...
August 19, 2019
The Boston Foundation issued a statement expressing their opposition to the proposed changes to the "public charge" rule.
September 25, 2018
... with large immigrant populations in a variety of state immigration policy climates and identified some ways localities were working ... which programs immigrants are eligible for by signaling that immigration status will not be considered and personal information not be ...
July 23, 2020
... 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 ...
February 20, 2019
As the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico ...
June 20, 2018
During this global health crisis, undocumented and immigrant communities are particularly at risk. In times of need, undocumented families don't have access to basic necessities like health insurance, paid sick leave, and unemployment.
April 21, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is exposing what we have always known: our nation’s deep inequalities and broken safety net programs leave millions of people without help or relief.
April 10, 2020
... Young Center Child Advocates spent eight hours in a Texas immigration courtroom with children who are in federal custody awaiting release ... custody. The agency has done so over the objection of the Immigration Judge’s Union, which is also calling for the cessation of ...
March 16, 2020
... of Homeland Security would create a harsh new standard for immigration officials to decide whether to let immigrants lawfully in the ... legal entry come and rejoin family. Under the proposed rule, immigration officials could turn away lawfully residing immigrants seeking to ...
September 27, 2018
As coronavirus fears sweep the nation, people are taking cautionary measures against the disease it causes, Covid-19, but low-income immigrant communities are not always able to make such accomodations.
March 13, 2020
April 15, 2020
Today, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) sent a letter signed by 90 bipartisan mayors from 29 states and the District of Columbia to DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen calling on her to drop the proposed expansion of the “public charge” rule
October 10, 2018
... providers, and funders in rejecting this harmful immigration policy that departs from longstanding immigration policy in place for nearly two decades. The final rule in ...
August 15, 2019
... path. Elsewhere in the nation, we see news reports about the damage and sympathize with the homeowners and business owners who ... who live and work in the affected region, and their lack of immigration status disqualifies them from receiving assistance from FEMA. Not ...
October 17, 2017
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 ...
September 30, 2019
... virus in the Bay Area continues to grow, and many of us are grappling with sudden changes to our everyday lives. For some, the ... amount of need in our region—we are particularly concerned about the most vulnerable people in the community such as seniors, people with ...
March 12, 2020