Immigration Enforcement & Detention

Join Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) and Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) for a special two-part series with experts from the field on understanding the challenges and opportunities along the southern border, with an emphasis on the role philanthropy can play at this critical stage.
April 2021
Partner Program
Program Image: Two families waiting at the bus stop
Program
Join Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) and Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) for a special two-part series with experts from the field on understanding the challenges and opportunities along the southern border, with an emphasis on the role philanthropy can play at this critical stage.
April 2021
Partner Program
Program Image: Two families waiting at the bus stop
Program
October 2020
Webinar
Flickr: Thomas Cizauskas/"CrimesAgainstHumanity"; Immigrants in Detention
Program
Join a webinar sponsored by New Breath Foundation, where we will give a brief overview of Cambodian deportations, present what we learned during our trip, and share initiatives we're working on this year to support the Cambodian deportees and their families.
January 2020
Co-Sponsored Program
Listening Tour
Program
Foundations can demonstrate their values and support immigrants and their communities by joining the movement to divest and reinvest.
The logos of Candide Group, Confluence Philanthropy, Edward W. Hazen Foundation, Freedom to Thrive, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, and Real Money Moves. Accompanies the joint issue brief, How to Divest from Immigrant Detention: A Philanthropic Primer.
August 2019
Funding Recommendations, Issue Brief
Resource
This brief analyzes challenges being erected at every stage of the U.S. asylum process and the key leverage points for philanthropy.
Dismantling of the U.S. Asylum System and Points of Leverage for Philanthropy
March 2019
Issue Brief
Resource
This memorandum synthesizes interviews with key advocate stakeholders to identify the current challenges facing the U.S. asylum system, asylum seekers, and advocates for asylum seekers, and strategic leverage points and funding opportunities for grantmakers.
March 2019
Report
Resource
Join this six-hour learning lab to learn about the journey of an immigrant in the United States’ immigration enforcement system, from apprehension and initial processing to detention and defense.
September 2018
Regional Briefing
Round table discussion
Program
Join this webinar to learn how the detention system works, who operates the facilities, what is known about the conditions, and how philanthropy is engaging in this area. The program will also include an update on family separation and detention.
July 2018
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
Woman standing next to fence
Program
Since October 2017, the U.S. government has forcibly separated more than 2,300 children—including hundreds who are under four years old—from their parents as they arrive on our southern border seeking refuge. Join us for 1.5-hour call to hear from a panel of experts on the current situation, explore the impact of these policies on families and children, and learn about GCIR’s recommendations on how philanthropy can respond.
June 2018
Webinar
Child Hugging Father
Program

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