June 27, 2018
... the U.S. government has forcibly separated more than 2,300 children—including hundreds who are under four years old—from their parents ... slate of policies the administration is using to curb legal immigration to the United States, including: enacting harsh administrative ...
July 13, 2018
... Income Security Taskforce Description The Children, Youth & Family Funders Roundtable's series—the Impact of Immigration Action on Children and Families—has sought to build awareness and ...
... a video of her father being pulled over and detained by immigration officials about six blocks away from dropping her younger sister ... are reporting increased anxiety and panic attacks among children in immigrant families who are fearful that their parents may face ...
Detached and Afraid: U.S. Immigration Policy and the Practice of Forcibly Separating Parents and Young Children at the Border
... are being separated at the border, including parents of children who are under age six. This journal article explores what happens to ... outcomes for these children. Detached and Afraid: U.S. Immigration Policy and the Practice of Forcibly Separating Parents and Young ...
April 12, 2017
... administration’s focus on restrictive and punitive U.S. immigration policies are likely to drive a greater number of children, women, and others into the hands of human traffickers. Those same ...
What Can Philanthropy Do? Coming Together for Children in Immigrant Families in a Changing Policy Landscape
Approximately 18 million children of immigrants live in the United States, comprising one quarter of the total child population and nearly 42 percent of all children of color. Children of immigrants face a unique combination of ... barriers related to their or their family members’ immigration status, policies and programs that fall short of addressing their ...
Find all program-related materials for April's Monthly Immigration Policy Call, "Through the Eyes of Children" here, including presentation, recording, and other resources. ...
Lessons in Rapid Response: What Funders Can Learn from the Unaccompanied Children Humanitarian Situation
In 2014, as the humanitarian crisis for unaccompanied children unfolded, philanthropic institutions across California mounted a swift ... services, education, case management, and legal services to children in need. This brief provides an overview of the philanthropic ...
Central American Refugee and Migrant Children and Families Seeking Protection in the United States: Updated Recommendations for Philanthropic Response
... arrivals. Central American Refugee and Migrant Children and Families Seeking Protection in the United States: Updated ...
The deaths of two children in custody in recent weeks have led to a justifiable focus on the numbers of children who enter Border Patrol custody every year. The Department of Homeland Security told Congress this week that “more children and families are being apprehended between the ports of entry than ...
June 15, 2017
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
Trauma and Resilience: Supporting Immigrant Children, their Families, and Our Communities through Collaboration
Description Immigrant and refugee children, as well as children of immigrants, face not only the common ... in the current policy environment. GCIR’s June Monthly Immigration Policy Call will delve into the policy issues impacting immigrant ... Wendy Cervantes , Senior Policy Analyst, Immigration and Immigrant Families, CLASP B. Heidi Ellis , PhD, ...
February 26, 2018
... included a number of sessions related to immigrant children and children of immigrants. These sessions presented unique learning opportunities for funders working at the intersection of immigration status, language, culture, and education for children and youth and ...
... to make an an impossible choice between caring for their children and obtaining a permanent legal status in the U.S. Draft changes to the “public charge” rule would put immigration status at risk if an immigrant—or his or her family, including ...
December 4, 2018
Proposed public charge rule could erode health insurance coverage gains among citizen children with noncitizen parents
A proposal from the Trump administration aims to remake immigration policy by expanding the definition of “public charge.” The ... public charge rule wouldn’t penalize parents for their children’s benefit use, the rule is likely to discourage some immigrant ...
Data Hits: California's Immigrants Make Significant Contributions to the State Economy; Poverty More Prevalent Among Children of Working Immigrant Families
... California's immigrants make to the state economy and that children of working immigrant families are far more likely to live in poverty ... incomes in California lack health care coverage, removing immigration status as a barrier to accessing health coverage would help more ...
April 18, 2019
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
... General announced in January 2019 that thousands more children than previously reported have been separated from their parents at the ... program design, policymaking, and litigation? This Monthly Immigration Policy Call will delve deeper into how children are experiencing ...
... about conditions and challenges experienced by unaccompanied children seeking protection and access to United States ports of entry. ... shelters. KIND also met with Mexican child welfare, immigration, and refugee agency officials and with U.S. immigration officials, ...
... " Movement Lawyering: Reimagining Lawyering before the Immigration System" here, including presentation and recording. ... Movement Lawyering: Reimagining Lawyering before the Immigration System ...
... important funding space. Funders Guide: Grants and Immigration Status ...
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