... As a former lawyer who focused on asylum issues, immigration detention has always struck me as one of the ... exponentially since the 1990s, currently hovering at about 55,000 nationwide. Hence, the work to curb immigrant ... proved invaluable, especially when ICE was secretive about their plans, and ensured that all detainees who wanted ...
September 30, 2019
... This quarter’s meeting will include a policy update about how the unwinding of continuous enrollment in Medicaid, ...
March 15, 2023
... who will share her poetry with us. For any questions about the Legal Services Working Group, contact Cairo Mendes ...
November 30, 2023
About GCIR’s biennial national convening is the foremost ... backdrop of a dramatic shift in our nation’s vision of immigration and democracy, and during the lead-up to one of ... moment. Come and meet peers from around the country, hear about critical work happening in the South, and learn how ...
March 11, 2020
... Wala , VP of Strategic Partnerships and Advocacy, National Immigration Law Center (NILC) Iliana G. Perez , Director of ... Rising Zenobia Lai , Executive Director, Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative (HILSC) Jessica Park ...
November 9, 2022
... Trump claimed the bill would create a “merit-based immigration system that protects U.S. workers and ... they were in 1987 — when the U.S. population was about a quarter smaller , substantially younger and ... living in the United States came here legally. Only about a quarter of the foreign-born are unauthorized; that ...
November 10, 2020
... a case for long-term philanthropic commitment to funding immigration as a defining and cross-cutting issue of our ... the immigration space. These efforts informed our thinking about how to support philanthropy in building a more just and ... work, GCIR also engaged CIII and DOTD funders in thinking about longer-term issues and approaching their funding from ...
GCIR Annual Report
This report provides a roadmap for how foundations and affinity groups can support the next Census in 2020.
... in COVID-19 recovery efforts. Black Alliance for Just Immigration , BLMP envisions a world where no one is forced ... African Americans and black immigrants to discover more about race, our diverse identities, racism, migration and ...
Resource Portal, Video & Audio
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.
... grocery bills, and medical expenses. More information about Somali Family Service of San Diego: Somali Family ...
April 24, 2020
... this organization traverse many peaks and valleys in the immigration policy terrain, some opening up opportunities and ... into our society. Several years ago, we began thinking about updating and building on immigrant integration. Then ... this place that we look forward to and dream big dreams about our shared future. We embrace immigration as a defining ...
Presentation, Program Materials
Resources for DACA Advocacy IMMIGRATION, AND COVID-19 Even as the coronavirus sickens ... important in this moment to help immigrants manage anxiety about both public health and personal safety. Advocacy ... are the leader of an organization and you’re concerned about the pending DACA decision, please consider joining this ...
Find all program-related materials for GCIR's webinar, " Intersectional Justice: Migrant Workers and Economic Justice" here, including recording and powerpoint presentation.
While there has been a long history of efforts to erase and exclude immigrants, BIPOC, and other marginalized communities, this timeline shows how powerfully communities in Texas have resisted. From Indigenous nations fighting to preserve their culture to BIPOC communities organizing to end the criminalization of Black and Brown lives, people have sought to protect their freedom to move, stay, work, and thrive.
... objective–ensures that every person, regardless of immigration status, has access to due process. Having access ... to be systemic inequities, with upwards of 70% of immigration cases lacking legal representation. Not having ... webinar, funders will learn from experts on the ground about their efforts to champion universal representation and ...
December 7, 2023
Find all program-related materials for GCIR's webinar "Beyond the Border: How Receiving Cities are Welcoming Asylum Seekers" here, including the session recording and transcription of the meeting.