GCIR's staff members represent diverse backgrounds, are experts on a range of issues affecting immigrants and refugees, and have extensive experience working in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors.
On June 18, 2020 the U.S. Supreme Court sided with DACA recipients ruling that the way in which the Trump administration rescinded the DACA program in 2017 was unlawful. The decision is a huge victory for immigrant communities and their allies who mobilized to protect the DACA program.
... the greater philanthropic community, on a broad spectrum of immigration and immigrant integration issues, including education, health, ...
July 5, 2016
... question, along with this administration’s hostile immigration policies, threaten to seriously dampen Census participation by ... to ensure that all Californians, regardless of their immigration status, are counted. Whether your foundation has been supporting ...
June 27, 2019
... All eligible individuals are encouraged to consult with an immigration attorney to apply for, or renew, their DACA immediately.
... Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) at Yale Law School, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), and lawyers at MRNY. The Supreme Court ...
June 18, 2020
Changes in administration often lead to shifts in policy with real-world impact on funding for nonprofits. Under President Donald Trump, no sector has been harder hit than nonprofits that serve refugees and immigrants.
September 9, 2019
... income of at least 50%.
We will not ask for immigration status, nor is it considered in determining eligibility. This ...
April 21, 2020
... in uncertain times. We’ll talk with funder leaders about policy strategies to stabilize children’s lives. And, we’ll have a chance to talk together about the goals and plans for the Roundtable.
March 14, 2018
... sample social copy you can use to educate your communities about the 2020 Census and eventually GOTC!
Review in full...
... from “Census Day,” April 1st, 2020! Join a conversation about why the census matters and the role that philanthropy can play in ... census is more important than ever.
Funders will learn about:
Current policy landscape on important census issues.
April 9, 2018
An analysis of impact on immigrant hunger of the proposed public charge rule that was posted on the Department of Homeland Security’s website in late September.
California's 2 million undocumented immigrants are among those hardest hit economically by the coronavirus pandemic.
March 29, 2020
... a huge risk they'll be left out in the cold. The New York Immigration Coalition has launched the #NYunited Fund to support our ...
May 4, 2020
Today, the Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). While the decision was made on procedural grounds and not on the merits of the program, it nevertheless provides a reprieve for 650,000 immigrants and their families, including more than 250,000 U.S.-citizen children.
June 18, 2020
The UndocuFund raises money to support the undocumented community in Sonoma County who are impacted by the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order.
March 26, 2020
... actions seeking to curtail both authorized and unauthorized immigration, including the Muslim ban, stepped-up enforcement measures, ...
September 14, 2017
A Ventura and Santa Barbara County-based effort to assist local undocumented individuals and families affected by coronavirus.
March 27, 2020
GCIR staff will be facilitating informal check-in calls as a peer-learning opportunity for CA funders to discuss immigrant and refugee information during the COVID-19 crisis. We welcome all participants to join as they are available to exchange information, share challenges and collaborate with funders from across the state.
May 29, 2020