... 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
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
On April 5th, 2018, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) conducted a massive worksite raid in ... processing plant. This was the first large-scale worksite immigration raid conducted in the United States in nearly a decade.
The ... ICE had done and understand the raid in a broader context of immigration policy.
Since the East Tennessee raid, ICE has conducted mass ...
... 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
This blog post considers how the benefits of expanding CalEITC will be curtailed if it is not extended to immigrants.
May 14, 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
... 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
... 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.
GCIR 2016 Annual Report ...
GCIR Annual Report
This report provides a roadmap for how foundations and affinity groups can support the next Census in 2020.
... meetings throughout the state is to gather information from immigration funders about their priorities, needs and challenges, as well as to strengthen our ...
... highlight the local hard-to-count tracts and provide details about how much of the area's population may be at risk of an undercount. You ... contacts for each congressional & state representative and US Senator.
Mapping Hard to Count (HTC) Communities for a Fair and ...
This two-page infographic covers major policy developments for immigrants and refugees between 1990 and 2015, as well as the efforts over that time period by GCIR, our members, and partners.
Learn more about The Brooklyn Community Bail Fund’s (“BCBF”) newest initiative, the ...
... 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
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