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
This recording is of the closing plenary from #GCIR2020. Speakers discussed how COVID-19 is affecting their communities, their organizations, the 2020 census, and the upcoming election, and how they are responding in real-time.
Program Materials, Video & Audio
This brief provides an overview of the philanthropic response and documents best practices and lessons learned that can inform current and future efforts to address the needs of immigrants and refugees in California and across the nation.
Find all program-related materials for the webinar, "What Next for DACA?" here, including recording and DACA Funding Recommendations.
... join Northern California Grantmakers and experts to hear about best practices for supporting people with the least access to resources: ... disaster relief and recovery funds, links to information about the Kincade and other NorCal fires, air quality, and the Public Safety ...
October 29, 2019
This two-page infographic looks at the foreign-born population in Georgia, including their legal status, regions of birth, geographic locations in the state, workforce and economic contributions, and other factors.
... and develop recommendations in the areas of education, immigration relief, criminal justice, and more. As the report details, Immigrants Rising outlined new best practices for immigration legal service providers; exciting new demographic trends and data ...
... 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
... congressional proposals could drastically cut family-based immigration and limit access to crucial tax credits, lowering immigrant parents’ take-home pay. In addition, increased immigration enforcement measures have already created a chilling effect, making ...
September 12, 2017
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
Find the recording of the webinar, "Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young Adults: How Grantmakers Can Capitalize on Federal Workforce Policies to Invest in Immigrants" here.
Group Materials, Program Materials
... 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
... a tough year for GCIR and for every organization working on immigration. The federal administration continued its campaign against ...
Read the GCIR 2018 Annual Report to learn more about GCIR's efforts to inform, connect, and catalyze philanthropy, focusing ...
GCIR Annual Report
... 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
... and rights violations looming large.
In this volatile immigration policy landscape, GCIR provided the thought leadership, technical ...
Review our 2016 Annual Report to learn more about our work that year.
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GCIR Annual Report