Family Separation & Detention
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.
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 in-person program will feature the lived experiences of experts from various communities impacted by family separation, as well as reflections from funders involved in philanthropic responses.
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
This webinar will explore key highlights from an analysis commissioned by GCIR and the Four Freedoms Fund on challenges to the asylum system and opportunities for intervention.
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.
This report analyzes DHS data to find that family separation has not deterred families from coming to the United States in the past.
This report profiles the experiences of five asylum-seeking families who are divided by detention. It provides a preliminary analysis of how this separation occurs, and the impact this separation can have on families’ well-being and ability to access humanitarian protection.