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.
This powerpoint accompanied our September 18 webinar on the challenges facing immigrant and refugee communities after natural disasters.
These funding recommendations cover a broad range of options for funders seeking to respond to the Central American unaccompanied minors crisis.
This two-page infographic summarizes the mission, vision, and impact of Delivering on the Dream.
GCIR Annual Report
... and rights violations looming large.
In this volatile immigration policy landscape, GCIR provided the thought leadership, technical ... needs.
Review our 2016 Annual Report to learn more about our work that year.
GCIR 2016 Annual Report ...
February 9, 2017
... moved and inspired by the Joint Foundation Statement on Immigration organized by Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and ...
September 11, 2018
... the doors of the United States to refugees.
It may be about to get worse. Mr. Trump is considering another extreme cut in the number ... place draconian, ill-defined vetting procedures and placed immigration hard-liners like Stephen Miller in charge.
... 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 ...
... Laredo, and El Paso, Texas to gather information about the implementation and impact of these policies. Researchers visited five federal courts, seven ports of entry, and nine immigration detention facilities.
Zero-Tolerance Criminal ...
January 16, 2019
... ; Efrain Escobedo , vice president, education and immigration, at the California Community Foundation ; Carlos Martinez , ...
March 14, 2017
“There is a considerable lack of knowledge in our state about ..."
In Climate of Fear, California Funders Step Up for Immigrants ...
March 7, 2017
... moving in all directions,” Annis said. “When we learned about the 2Gen approach through Ascend at the Aspen Institute, I could clearly ... March 16 briefing , the latest in GCIR’s Monthly Immigration Policy Calls series, and attend the 2017 AFN Grantmaker ...
January 30, 2017
Ted Wang , director for Unbound Philanthropy’s US Program, was elected to a two-year term as co-chair of the board, joining ... as the greater philanthropic community, on a wide range of immigration and immigrant integration issues, including education, health, ...
June 15, 2017
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
... in the current policy environment.
GCIR’s June Monthly Immigration Policy Call will delve into the policy issues impacting immigrant ...
Wendy Cervantes , Senior Policy Analyst, Immigration and Immigrant Families, CLASP
B. Heidi Ellis , PhD, ...
Launched in 2007, the California Immigrant Integration ... leadership, and partnerships on specific issues such as immigration legal services and communications.
Special briefings and site ... provides members with regular updates and information about issues and events related to immigrants and immigrant integration in ...
February 17, 2017
... for families and businesses. It also can limit access to immigration-benefit programs such as DACA or citizenship because of an ... brought together 130 people from across the country to learn about each other’s work on economic integration and dispel myths about each ...
October 6, 2017
... are like once they reach our shores. Join us to learn more about these workers and their families, current and proposed policies, and ... Justice in Motion
Daniel Costa , Director of Immigration Law and Policy, Economic Policy Institute
September 21, 2017
... webinar, which GCIR is co-sponsoring.
Immigration status is a critical factor affecting an individual’s health. Immigration status determines the type of programs one is eligible for and, as ...
September 18, 2017
... their lives and communities.
Join this call to learn about unique post-disaster challenges facing immigrants and refugees, ...
Kate Vickery , Executive Director, Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative
Aryah Somers Landsberger , ...
September 14, 2017
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
... Kamal Essaheb , Director of Policy & Advocacy, National Immigration Law Center
The Rev. Mary K. "Kaki" Friskics-Warren, Executive ... Remedies Every Undocumented Young Person Should Know About , Educators for Fair Consideration, November 2016.