Do Family Separation and Detention Deter Immigration? ...
... Sonia Nazario understands that the debate over immigration in America cannot be reduced to black or white, right or wrong. In ... Nazario will share the importance of humanizing immigration — of getting to the roots of why families are migrating in ... Enrique's Journey
Marcela Ruiz , Chief of the Immigration and Refugee Programs Branch, California Department of Social ...
July 18, 2019
... to helping immigrants navigate the complexities of our immigration laws—and often means the difference between gaining or ...
... a port of entry (under temporary injunction).
3 In Immigration Court
DOJ strains Immigration Judges with stringent case ... participate and support these efforts. Educating lawmakers about asylum and identifying champions for a more progressive asylum framework ...
... the United States, Central America and Mexico, and learn about the fast-paced changes taking place in U.S. asylum policy. Speakers will ...
November 8, 2018
... highlighted that the administration is using the backlog in immigration court case processing  as well as the recent surge of ... (and also note the difficulty in gathering quantitative data about this trend), several noted that there is anecdotal evidence that asylum ...
The U.S. Immigration Policy Center (USIPC) at UC San Diego conducts and supports ... is not Spanish, 87.9% were nevertheless given instructions about their immigration court dates by immigration officials on their Notice to ... Central American language, only 0.6% were given instructions about their immigration court dates by immigration officials on their Notice to ...
... the response.
In late October, U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) ended “Safe Release,” a program ... numbers. The current site, already nearing capacity, sleeps about 120 individuals and feeds up to 250 people a day. Many arrive very sick, ...
Funding Recommendations, Issue Brief
... 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 ...
March 28, 2019
... DHS has the authority to place asylum-seekers directly into immigration court proceedings, it continues to detain mothers and children and ... bear the burden of tracking down their loved ones, worrying about their well-being, and attempting to link their cases. Multiple ...
This webinar will explore key highlights from an analysis commissioned by GCIR and the Four Freedoms Fund on challenges to the asylum system and opportunities for intervention.
March 21, 2019
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
... government’s 2006 “war” on drugs and organized crime, about 37,000 people have gone missing, according to the Ministry of the ...
March 26, 2019
This in-person program will feature the lived experiences of experts from various communities impacted by family separation, as well as reflections from funders involved in philanthropic responses.
May 16, 2019
Find all program-related materials for April's Monthly Immigration Policy Call, "First Responders at the Border: The Vital Role and ...
Join us this funders-only call to learn about how members of Funders for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (FRAS) are ...
June 13, 2019
October 30, 2019
... These policies signal an intention to curb all forms of immigration to the United States and move our nation further away from the ...
February 26, 2019
Amidst travel restrictions and other government responses to the growing COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, as of March 17, 2020, temporarily suspended refugee resettlement departures—the actual travel of a refugee from their initial country of asylum to the country where they will be resettled. In addition to travel disruptions, the UNHCR cited concerns that refugees would be placed at a higher risk of contracting and transmitting the virus if they continued to travel as reasons behind their decision.
April 21, 2020
... public health officials and enforcement are concerned about the spread of the virus not only in the community but especially at ... border, but it hasn't gone away..even if we aren't hearing about it in the same way.
I know that there's a lot going on and ...
March 10, 2020
... Due to a GCIR board meeting, this edition of our Monthly Immigration Policy Call series has been moved to a Tuesday. Future calls will ...
May 21, 2019
Monthly Immigration Policy Call