Immigration Enforcement & Detention

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
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To better understand the changing interior enforcement trends under the Trump administration, this report analyzes individual-level data on immigration enforcement outcomes.
American Immigration Council Logo, which features a blue road on a darker blue background curving into the distance. Posted to accompany AIC's report, Changing Patterns of Interior Immigration Enforcement in the United States, 2016 -2018.
July 2019
Report
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Find all program-related materials for April's Monthly Immigration Policy Call, "First Responders at the Border: The Vital Role and Untapped Potential of a Reception System for Families and Asylum Seekers" here, including presentation, recording, and other resources.
Materials: First Responders at the Border: The Vital Role and Untapped Potential of a Reception System for Families and Asylum Seekers
May 2019
Program Materials
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Find all program-related materials for April's Monthly Immigration Policy Call, "Through the Eyes of Children" here, including presentation, recording, and other resources.
Materials: Through the Eyes of Children
April 2019
Program Materials
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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
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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
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This issue brief offers updated data and analysis on the Forum's 2013 report, The Math of Immigration Detention.
The Math of Immigration Detention, 2018 Update: Costs Continue to Multiply
May 2018
Issue Brief
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This factsheet provides a brief overview of the deportation process and how legal services providers are striving to provide immigrants and refugees with access to affordable, qualified legal services.
March 2017
Factsheet
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Find all program-related materials for October's Monthly Immigration Policy call, "Not One More: The Fight to Stop Southeast Asian Deportation" here.
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