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
... 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 ...
October 10, 2018
... as the greater philanthropic community, on a wide range of immigration and immigrant integration issues, including education, health, ...
January 30, 2017
... ) on issues at the intersection of tax credit access, immigration status, and racial and ethnic equity. Although the EITC is no ... with Kevin Douglas, Director of National Programs at GCIR, about the latest developments, how the public charge rule fits into the larger ...
September 12, 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
... had begun a discussion with its members after the election about taking a public stance against Trump’s immigration policies. Some funders were keen to have their funding strategies ...
February 6, 2017
... with donor-advised funds—to learn more about the Hate Is Not Charitable Campaign and sign on; read about the anti-immigrant movement and the private money funding it; and ...
June 5, 2019
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
... bills, and medical expenses.
More information about Somali Family Service of San Diego: Somali Family Service has been ...
April 24, 2020
... Luther King, Jr., some may not have been aware that the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 was among the many hard-won victories ... frameworks, and shift our individual and collective mindsets about how best to advance the rights and inclusion of marginalized communities. ...
January 23, 2019
... comes from a foundation that has been paying attention to immigration issues at the border for years, starting long before the 2016 ... CEO Luz Vega-Marquis recently told me.
I spoke with her about MCF’s support of grassroots groups, and the role philanthropy can play ...
August 28, 2019
... businesses and nonprofits use the data to make decisions about where their services are needed.
Although there’s a constitutional ... if the Trump administration succeeds in adding a question about citizenship status to the census. (So far, the proposal has been ...
April 4, 2019
... situation shook out. Quite a bit has now been written about how funders have responded—and are responding—to the developments of ... policy is no accident. Despite philanthropy’s wariness about appearing too political, funders have found it necessary under Trump to ...
May 7, 2018
April 15, 2020
... of immigrants in California who are still subject to harsh immigration enforcement and detention, increasing their exposure to COVID-19. ... opportunity to meet with your administration to learn more about the State’s efforts to protect immigrant Californians and ways we might ...
April 9, 2020
... consider making additional grants to educate communities about the Court’s ruling and address lingering concerns. You could also fund ...
June 27, 2019
Each year, the IRS estimates that about 6 million undocumented immigrants who serve our friends, neighbors, ...
June 5, 2020
... the sector. More funders than ever before are supporting immigration-related issues that were once thought to be too political, too ... and other communities, Daranee has been as thoughtful about the timing of her departure as she has been in expanding GCIR’s ...
November 20, 2019