Fires have been blazing across Sonoma County, California, devastating homes and businesses in their unrelenting path. Elsewhere in the nation, we see news reports about the damage and sympathize with the homeowners and business owners who fled for their lives, suffered injuries, and lost their worldly possessions.
The San Diego Rapid Response Network recently opened a shelter in response to the federal government’s decision to end a program that helped asylum-seeking families get to their final destinations in the U.S. after they crossed the border.
Advocating on behalf of immigrants and refugees has been a major focus for several Jewish groups since Donald Trump’s election.
JPMorgan Chase announced early this morning that they will stop financing GEO Group and CoreCivic — the largest operators of private prisons and immigrant detention centers in the U.S.
Immigrants in the country illegally can apply for professional licenses under a new California law that aims to integrate them into the working world and generate new tax dollars for the state.
Innovative approaches to helping low-wage earners get better jobs focus first on brushing up on skills they might have graduated from high school without.
Private foundations, including some that have never supported immigration issues before, have dedicated millions of dollars in quick-turnaround grants to provide legal and health services for immigrant families caught up in the Trump administration’s "zero tolerance" immigration policies.
The Board of Directors of the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund today announced that Cathy Cha has officially stepped into her new role as President of the Fund.
A federal judge in New York has ruled against the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
It is time for us to dream again—and dream big. We cannot afford to focus solely on resisting our present reality at the expense of designing the future we wish for.
A look at a network of providers and funders, their effort to provide legal representation for all immigrants facing deporation, and the transformational impact of that representation.
Florida has one of the hottest economies in the nation—and immigrants and refugees are big players in the state’s success. Cities and towns across the Sunshine State have benefitted from newcomers’ outsized role in starting businesses.
Despite immigrants' crucial role in our nation’s economy—the country’s 45 million foreign-born residents represent 13 percent of the U.S. population but 17 percent of its workforce—many lack access to financial services the rest of us take for granted.
The affinity group Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees is playing an important coordinating role [on DACA], as it did in organizing philanthropy's response to Trump's travel ban. GCIR has...
If you check out the "Joint Foundation Statement on Immigration organized by Grantmakers Concerned With Immigrants and Refugees, you'll find that a long list of smaller funders has..."
A week ago, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees issued a powerful joint statement calling on funders to take a stand against President Trump’s executive orders on immigrants and refugees.