Family Separation & Detention

July 2019
News
Commentary
Migration Policy Institute logo, which features their name spelled out under their acronym and a green logo block. Posted to accompany their commentary, As the Trump Administration Seeks to Remove Families, Due-Process Questions over Rocket Dockets Abound
Since last September, the U.S. government has operated accelerated dockets in ten cities to handle the rising number of cases of families in immigration court.
July 2019
News
News Article
Vox's logo, which features their name in black script on a rectangular yellow background.
Tech companies make millions from their work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the government organization that’s become infamous for putting children in cages.
July 2019
News
The San Francisco Chronicle logo, which features their name spelled out in black ornate script. Posted to accompany the commentary piece, Open Forum: Why crossing border shouldn’t be a crime.
Five reasons why decriminalizing border crossing makes legal, humanitarian and economic sense.
July 2019
News
Blog Post
GCIR logo, which shows the acronym in white letters in an orange circle with the name spelled out to the right.
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.
June 2019
News
Blog Post
The California Endowment logo, which features their logo in bolded black, capital letters on the right, with a map marker in yellow on the left, with two street signs within the marker.
Last week, I penned a piece in the Chronicle of Philanthropy regarding my concern that too many of our colleagues in philanthropy may be “sleepwalking” though a political and civic moment our nation finds itself currently in – and that perhaps our capacity to be outraged has been narcotized.
May 2019
News
Press Release
Border Network for Human Rights logo, featuring their logo above a silhouette of a mountain range. Posted to accompany their press release, Sixth Migrant Child Dies in Trump Administration Custody.
Border communities demand lasting accountability from CBP and ICE about these deaths and short-term holding conditions at U.S.-Mexico border.
May 2019
News
News Article
The logo for Reveal, which includes the word 'Reveal' in white against a black background.
The federal government is relying on secret shelters to hold unaccompanied minors, in possible violation of the long-standing rules for the care of immigrant children.
July 2018
News
Philanthropic News
Foundations Break Their Grant Guidelines and Speed Cash to Immigrant Needs
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.
June 2018
News
Philanthropic News
Nonprofit Leaders Add to Outpouring of Fury Over Border Policies
Nonprofit leaders added to the nationwide outrage over the separation of migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border in the days and hours leading up to President Trump’s reversal Wednesday of his administration’s "zero tolerance" immigration policy.
June 2018
News
Statement
Philanthropy Responds to Inhumane Family Separation and Detention Policies
More than 200 philanthropic institutions from across the country have signed onto this joint GCIR statement in support of children and families seeking refuge in the United States.
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