In the first eight months of the Trump administration, arrests and deportations of immigrants rose 40 percent versus the year before. Yet it may not last. A new report from Migration Policy Institute finds it is “unlikely” the current level of removals will continue.
Since October 2017, the U.S. government has forcibly separated more than 2,300 children—including hundreds who are under four years old—from their parents as they arrive on our southern border seeking refuge. Join us for 1.5-hour call to hear from a panel of experts on the current situation, explore the impact of these policies on families and children, and learn about GCIR’s recommendations on how philanthropy can respond.
Join us for an interactive webinar with two key thought leaders who will explore movement lawyering and how we might engage with this strategy in the current moment.
Find all program-related materials for October's Monthly Immigration Policy call, "Not One More: The Fight to Stop Southeast Asian Deportation" here.
Join this webinar to learn how the detention system works, who operates the facilities, what is known about the conditions, and how philanthropy is engaging in this area. The program will also include an update on family separation and detention.
Foundations can demonstrate their values and support immigrants and their communities by joining the movement to divest and reinvest.
This two-day event began with a funders’ briefing in Harlingen, followed by site visits to key destinations in the Rio Grande Valley.
This webinar highlights critical research from the Institute for Social Policy & Understanding in their recent report, Equal Treatment. The goal of the webinar is to articulate the connections between criminalization of MASA communities by law enforcement and broader criminal justice/immigration enforcement practices.
Join us for a “how to” conversation for funders on divesting from the prison industrial complex.
This factsheet provides a brief overview of the deportation process and how legal services providers are striving to provide immigrants and refugees with access to affordable, qualified legal services.
Fueled by xenophobia, racism, and hate, the current administration has sought from day 1 to dismantle America’s historical role as a beacon of hope and a land of refuge.
This issue brief offers updated data and analysis on the Forum's 2013 report, The Math of Immigration Detention.
Spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, has caused panic across the United States. With the number of confirmed cases on the rise, the coronavirus has started to affect several facets of immigration.
The number of immigrants detained in the United States has increased nearly every year for 25 years.
A letter and funding recommendations from GCIR's president, Daranee Petsod, on the recent mass shootings, immigration raids, and ongoing border atrocities.
Join this six-hour learning lab to learn about the journey of an immigrant in the United States’ immigration enforcement system, from apprehension and initial processing to detention and defense.
In recent weeks, we’ve faced an onslaught of stories about the human rights abuses being perpetrated at our southern border.