As the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico ...
June 20, 2018
During this global health crisis, undocumented and immigrant communities are particularly at risk. In times of need, undocumented families don't have access to basic necessities like health insurance, paid sick leave, and unemployment.
April 21, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is exposing what we have always known: our nation’s deep inequalities and broken safety net programs leave millions of people without help or relief.
April 10, 2020
Over 70 foundations have signed a joint statement on immigration in the wake of President Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim countries.
The statement, published ...
February 8, 2017
... Trump administration has been working to reduce family-based immigration to the United States and limit legal immigrants’ use of public ... the potential for a major back-door overhaul of the legal immigration system by imposing new standards that would fall most heavily on ...
August 1, 2018
... Young Center Child Advocates spent eight hours in a Texas immigration courtroom with children who are in federal custody awaiting release ... custody. The agency has done so over the objection of the Immigration Judge’s Union, which is also calling for the cessation of ...
March 16, 2020
... 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
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
... using public benefits.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) rule dramatically expands the circumstances under ... the new standards, replacing guidelines in place since 1999, immigration officials will look at factors including the person’s age, ...
August 14, 2019
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
... 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
... 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
... a popular flea market, to talk with fellow immigrants about their willingness to participate in “el censo” — the 2020 census. ... President Trump blocked the release of documents about that census . His administration has added a question about citizenship ...
June 25, 2019
In targeting migrant families for immigration enforcement, Trump administration officials have defended the operations being carried out by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) by saying these individuals have had ... are removable and that they received written notice about the hearing.
While at first glance this exceedingly high in ...
July 30, 2019
The Trump administration’s decision to ask people about their citizenship status on the 2020 census has galvanized a national ...
June 25, 2019