The International Rescue Committee (IRC), like social service organizations across the U.S., has had to rapidly adapt to an unprecedented model of service delivery at a time when America’s most vulnerable families are being profoundly impacted by the dual impact of a public health crisis and an economic shut down.
This recording is of the closing plenary from #GCIR2020. Speakers discussed how COVID-19 is affecting their communities, their organizations, the 2020 census, and the upcoming election, and how they are responding in real-time.
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... the election. Read the full commentary at the link below. Immigration Advocates Can Have a Role in Advancing National ...
December 2, 2020
... team the latest sign of a radically different approach to immigration ...
November 13, 2020
... in California lack health care coverage, removing immigration status as a barrier to accessing health coverage ...
GCIR’s first post-summer Monthly Immigration Policy Call took stock of key immigration-related developments and explored questions that ... materials for the webinar, " Taking Stock and Gearing Up: Immigration Policy and the Role of Philanthropy in Building ...
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, ... diversity and equality noting that ‘the recently issued immigration executive orders compromise our nation’s ...
February 8, 2017
... that everyone residing in the U.S. – regardless of immigration status – is counted. Ensuring an accurate count ...
July 23, 2020
... and develop recommendations in the areas of education, immigration relief, criminal justice, and more. As the report ... details, Immigrants Rising outlined new best practices for immigration legal service providers; exciting new demographic ...
... congressional proposals could drastically cut family-based immigration and limit access to crucial tax credits, lowering ... immigrant parents’ take-home pay. In addition, increased immigration enforcement measures have already created a ... families’ economic security. Speakers from the National Immigration Law Center and CLASP, which have recently ...
September 12, 2017
... expected to quickly start dismantling President Trump's immigration agenda. After Mr. Biden is sworn-in in January, ... also intends to rescind Mr. Trump's travel and immigration restrictions on 13 countries, most of which ... the link below. Biden plans sweeping reversal of Trump's immigration agenda, from deportations to asylum policy ...
November 11, 2020
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
... actions President Trump has used to tighten the U.S. immigration system. But Biden also will start his term in a ... the strains of the coronavirus pandemic, a crippling immigration court backlog and a demoralized workforce at the ... full article at the link below. Biden plans to spurn Trump immigration restrictions, but risk of new border crisis looms ...
December 2, 2020
... the citizenship process. Last year, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, which administers the exam, announced ...
November 12, 2020
... play an important role in shaping fair and humane immigration policies and in promoting the integration of ... integration into our society. Strategies Inform funders about a diverse range of immigrant and refugee-related ... Changes Funders and other philanthropic leaders learn about and understand a wide range of issues affecting ...
Learn more about The Brooklyn Community Bail Fund’s (“BCBF”) ...
This four-minute video features GCIR board members talking about the role the organization played in addressing the ...
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