As the coronavirus continues to spread in the country, organizations have actively created resources to address the impact of the virus. The United Philanthropy Forum has collected how organizations are responding with resources and programming that aims to provide insight during this time.
On March 27, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 1 The CARES Act, a $2 trillion stimulus bill, builds on H.R. 6201, 2 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), to provide economic relief and health care options amidst the growing COVID-19 pandemic.https://www.nilc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/COVID19-relief-bills-understanding-key-provisions.pdf
A news article from CNN looking at the impact the Trump Administration's revisions to the naturalization exam could have on future immigrants seeking citizenship in the United States.
Find the recording for GCIR's webinar, "Philanthropy’s Role in Fostering Grantee Resilience and Managing Secondary Trauma" here.
The third quarter meeting of GCIR's California Immigrant Integration Initiative (CIII).
The first quarterly meeting of GCIR's California Immigrant Integration Initiative (CIII).
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to allow the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to continue. The Court found that the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the program was “arbitrary and capricious” under the Administrative Procedures Act and failed to consider the hardship to DACA recipients. The ruling allows DACA recipients to continue to receive the protections and benefits of the program.
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 Emergency Relief Fund for Immigrants in SD is a grassroots fundraising effort to provide accelerated, short-term financial assistance to immigrant families and individuals, who have minimal access to state or federal support, and who, because of COVID-19, may be pushed even deeper into the shadows with few resources available to meet their immediate needs. This is a statewide fund.
Join us for the next quarterly meeting of GCIR’s Legal Services Working Group, where we discuss how we can support and strengthen the immigration legal services infrastructure in California. Note that Legal Services Working Group meetings are only open to grantmaking institutions and philanthropic advisors.