Family Separation & Detention

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.
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May 2019
News Article
News
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.
May 2019
Regional Briefing
Program
This webinar will delve deeper into how family separation has been experienced by and through the eyes of children, and how those working closest with children are working to give voice to their trauma and create accountability for harm.
April 2019
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
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Program
This report explores the diversity of states' and localities' approaches for working with children in immigrant families who are in the child welfare system.
April 2019
Report
Resource
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.
March 2019
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
March Policy Call
Program
Human Rights First's new report analyzes the mental, physical, and legal impacts of massive overuse of immigration detention in California. 
Prisons and Punishment: Immigration Detention in California
January 2019
Report
Resource
This report presents findings from an empirical analysis of immigration detention across the United States.
American Immigration Council logo, which features their name on the right and a blue road running into the distance on the left. Posted to accompany the report, The Landscape of Immigration Detention in the United States.
December 2018
Report
Resource
Don’t miss GCIR’s first post-summer Monthly Immigration Policy Call, during which we will take stock of key immigration-related developments and explore questions that funders should be considering right now and in the year ahead.
September 2018
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
Taking Stock and Gearing Up: Immigration Policy and the Role of Philanthropy in Building Stronger Communities
Program
This webinar will delve deeper into how this crisis is developing for families and explore what is next—and how philanthropy can continue to play a critical role in the response to support families. Our panel of experts will report on how the administration’s policy is evolving, and what we might expect in the coming months.
August 2018
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
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Program
This four-page document identifies grantmaking opportunities that foundations and individual donors can consider in shaping both short- and longer-term funding strategies to address family separation and detention.
August 2018
Funding Recommendations
Resource

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