October 11, 2018
Despite the highly polarized nature of federal immigration policy debates, most agree that once immigrants are admitted to the ... end of an initial program of instruction.
Join us for a pre-publication briefing that will explore these important efforts, ...
What is Public Charge?
Part of federal immigration law for over a hundred years, the “public charge” test is ... fundamentally change who we are as a nation—transforming us from a country that welcomes people who plan to work hard and achieve a ... strong and productive, and raise children who thrive. With about one in four children having at least one immigrant parent, this issue ...
October 10, 2018
... welcoming immigrants. It would radically reshape our legal immigration system, putting the wealthy at the front of the line, ahead of ... afraid to seek programs that support basic needs. With about one in four children having at least one immigrant parent, this issue ...
... Mohammed, Luma, and Najah—are left out of conversations about refugee policies.
Under the Trump administration, the refugee ... actually admitted in fiscal year 2018 is even lower: Only about 22,500 refugees were admitted, the lowest number in more than a decade ...
November 20, 2018
... asylum-seeking families, 31 people in total, dropped off by immigration officials shortly before 4 p.m. on Monday.
She led the group, about half parents and half children, mostly between the ages of 3 and 8, to ...
September 25, 2018
... Public charge determinations are used by federal immigration authorities to decide whether to accept an immigrant’s ... Lawful Permanent Residence. It is also used for decisions about approving applications for certain visas to enter the United States. ... work with partners across the state to educate Californians about actions they can take to protect their own health and their families and ...
December 4, 2018
... to the Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in opposition to the proposed ‘public charge’ rule ... negative public sentiment and perpetuate a false narrative about immigrant families that stokes the bias, fear and hatred that threaten ...
March 1, 2019
... legal services at the state, local, and federal levels.
About GCIR and the California Immigrant Integration Initiative
Founded in ... interviews and surveys, including:
Currently available immigration-related legal services in key regions of the state and how they are ...
March 28, 2019
... integration of refugees and their families. We will learn about the latest data on refugees and the urgency of additional data ... Nina Zelic , Director for Refugee Services, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services
Aryah Somers ...
Delivering on the Dream (DOTD) is a national network of state ... provides a wide range of funders—including those new to immigration and those who have long provided funding in this arena—with ...
March 11, 2020
Join us for philanthropy’s foremost conference on immigration—the defining issue of our time and one that cuts across issues, ... website for programs , resources , and information about our funder groups that can help you make a bigger impact with your ...
March 25, 2019
... environmental, labor, faith based, health, gun safety, immigration, science, choice and reform organizations. The DFAD champions ... to all people – and not just the deep pocketed few. Join us for a deep dive into the fast moving campaign and closer look at how policy ...
This guide provides an overview of the 2010 census and background information for foundations interested in supporting efforts to produce a more accurate count of California's population.
This infographic covers reviews the populations the Census typically undercounts in California, why there is a state undercount, and how that undercount can be reduced in 2020.
May 15, 2017
More than 1 in 3 Californians was born in another country, and the state’s workforce system is moving to address systems-alignment and coordination issues to improve services to immigrants and English Language Learners. On May 1, the California Workforce Development Board and the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency announced the award of five grants to local workforce boards to support pilot “Workforce Navigator” programs over the next 18 months.
This policy brief proposes a new instructional model that maintains a central focus on English acquisition while also building the critical skills and systems knowledge important for long-term integration success.
January 9, 2018
The first meeting of the California Census 2020 Statewide Funders' Initiative.
May 3, 2018
The May monthly in-person meeting of the California Census 2020 Statewide Funders' Initiative.
December 4, 2018
The fourth quarterly meeting of the California Census 2020 Statewide Funders' Initiative.
September 5, 2018
The third quarterly meeting of the California Census 2020 Statewide Funders' Initiative.