Immigration Policy

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.
February 2018
Resource
Funding Recommendations
What philanthropy can do for children in immigrant families
This two-page document considers different avenues for funders to respond to the changing policy landscape and support children in immigrant families.
January 2018
Program
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
Monthly Immigration Policy Call: What Will the New Year Bring?
Our nation has just completed an incomparable year. A wave of restrictionist policies, championed by some and unthinkable to others, have disrupted families and communities, schools and businesses across the nation. In the wake of these changes, what will the New Year hold?
January 2018
News
Philanthropic News
With the help of Grantmakers Concerned With Immigrants and Refugees, a national network of foundations that has been working on immigrant and refugee issues since 1990, the California grant makers interviewed

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