Immigration Policy

September 2018
Program
Co-Sponsored Program
Co-sponsor Collage
This funder briefing will contextualize state and federal tax policy shifts, provide lessons learned from the field, and offer opportunities for peer-to-peer learning, collaboration, and action planning.
September 2018
Resource
Analysis
Trump Administration’s New Indefinite Family Detention Policy: Deterrence Not Guaranteed
Having shelved a controversial family-separation practice that drew massive protest—and did not slow the arrival of Central American families at the U.S.-Mexico border—the Trump administration is proposing a new tactic: Indefinite detention of parents and children.
August 2018
Program
Co-Sponsored Program
Over the past year-and-a-half, the systems and infrastructure that support and protect the most vulnerable immigrants have been gravely damaged. Please join the Southern California Grantmakers (SCG) to learn how these issues impact local communities in California, what leaders are doing to respond and opportunities for philanthropy to engage.
June 2018
Program
Webinar
Child Hugging Father
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
Program
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
In the first eight months of the Trump administration, arrests and deportations of immigrants rose 40 percent versus the year before. Yet it may not last. A new report from Migration Policy Institute finds it is “unlikely” the current level of removals will continue.
June 2018
Program
Co-Sponsored Program
New immigration policies and enforcement efforts are directly affecting the lives of immigrants and refugees in our own communities. In this member briefing, we will hear from frontline organizations working with and for those most impacted by changing immigration policies.
May 2018
Program
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
Family Separation Policies and Access to Justice in Detention Systems
This policy call considered the administration’s efforts to deny access to justice to immigrants in detention and a recent surprising policy reversal, as well as the long-term view of how denial of access to justice can impact conditions of confinement for immigrants separated from their children and families.
April 2018
News
Commentary
Daranee Petsod op-ed on foundation response to immigrant and refugee policy changes
This op-ed by GCIR President Daranee Petsod looks at the policy challenges for immigrants and refugees over the past year and how foundations can respond.
March 2018
Program
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
Federal Immigration Policy Comes to Main Street: How Local Governments Are Responding to a New Era
This call will review the significant shifts of the past several months, with a focus on the tensions between federal immigration enforcement and local government responses.
March 2018
Program
Webinar
Immigrant Families in America Today: How Fear and Toxic Stress Are Affecting Daily Life, Well-Being, and Health
Join us for a webinar featuring a new report from The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Living in an Immigrant Family in America: How Fear and Toxic Stress Are Affecting Daily Life, Well-Being, and Health.

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