Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

The recent federal court decision blocking approval of new and pending DACA applications underscores the need for a pathway to citizenship for all 11 million undocumented immigrants who call this country home. Read our statement for analysis and specific actions philanthropy can take to help the immigrant justice movement reach this goal.
July 2021
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Join GCIR and FCYO for a discussion with leaders from the immigrant youth moment during this critical time.
May 2021
Webinar
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Join GCIR, United We Dream, and Make The Road NY for a discussion on what it will take to ensure there is a national service and organizing infrastructure in place to respond to new and expanded DACA opportunities.
March 2021
Webinar
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The first quarterly meeting of GCIR's Delivering on the Dream (DOTD) network.
February 2021
Group Meeting
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Join GCIR for a discussion with legal services experts from California and beyond as we dive into what it will take to build a legal services system with the ability to meet this moment.
February 2021
Webinar
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The Trump administration must begin accepting new applications for the Obama-era program that shields undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children from deportation, a federal judge ruled Friday, July 17, 2020.
July 2020
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Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administration’s first attempt to terminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), in September 2017, was unlawful. Today, 25 days after the decision, the Supreme Court will certify its judgement in the case, and—under the law—the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will have an unambiguous obligation to fully reinstate DACA.
July 2020
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Join us for a discussion where leaders in the field will unpack the Supreme Court’s DACA decision and explore how philanthropy can support the immigrant rights movement as it plans for what comes next.
June 2020
Webinar
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Today, the Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). While the decision was made on procedural grounds and not on the merits of the program, it nevertheless provides a reprieve for 650,000 immigrants and their families, including more than 250,000 U.S.-citizen children. 
DACA "We Will Not Be Silenced"
June 2020
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June 2020
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