In these tumultuous times when people the world over are experiencing fear, distress, and uncertainty in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, GCIR is leaning into our core values to guide how we mobilize philanthropy to support immigrant families and communities in the United States. We believe this moment calls for philanthropy to lead with courage to advance an inclusive, equitable, and holistic response. Philanthropic action must not only address urgent needs but reflect a vision that all Americans, no matter where they were born, are united with one another in the face of this devastating public health crisis.
These funding recommendations focus on how funders can support refugees along their resettlement and integration journey in the United States.
These funding recommendations cover a broad range of options for funders seeking to respond to the Central American unaccompanied minors crisis.
A list of COVID-19 information and a collection of videos, all in indigenous languages.
Find all program-related materials for the webinar, "A Threat to Health and Wellbeing: Public Charge's Expected Impact and How Philanthropy Can Respond" here, including presentation and recording.
California has moved proactively to support immigrant families in response to restrictive federal immigration and safety net policies, but policies like the new “public charge” rule still pose risks, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new rule significantly expands the criteria for determining whether applicants for permanent residency, or green cards, may be denied based on past or potential use of government benefit programs.
Find all program-related materials for the webinar, "What Funders Need to Know About "Public Charge:" An Analysis of the Published Rule and How Funders Can Take Action" here, including presentation and recording.
A statement by multiple Chicago-based foundations denouncing the Trump administration's proposed changes to the "public charge" rule.
More than 60 philanthropic institutions submitted comments in response to the Trump administration's proposed changes to the "public charge" rule.
This brief shares insights from in-depth interviews conducted in March 2019 with 25 adults in immigrant families who reported that they or a family member avoided participating in safety net programs.
A summary of some of the more important changes in the proposed "public charge" rule and how CLINIC plans to respond.
An analysis of impact on immigrant hunger of the proposed public charge rule that was posted on the Department of Homeland Security’s website in late September.
This fact sheet describes public charge, how it would harm health and well-being, and what you need to know if you support immigrant families.
This list of frequently asked questions covers the background for this rule change, how it will impact those abroad and in the United States, and what can be done to respond.
The Trump administration has launched its most far-reaching attack on immigrants to date in the guise of a seemingly innocuous regulatory change: the revised “public charge” rule. When the new rule goes into effect on October 15, barring delays due to litigation, immigrants accessing programs that help them meet basic needs, such as food, housing, and health care, can be denied a green card, and individuals deemed likely to use these programs can be denied admission to the United States.
Please join Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) and Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) for an informational webinar to learn more about the proposed “public charge” regulation impacting Asian American and Pacific Islander families, and how funders and communities can respond.