Refugee & Asylum Status

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
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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
Philanthropy can also support messaging and communications strategies that shift public perceptions about asylum and drive welcoming narratives. The recommendations highlighted below reflect core values of dignity, justice and belonging, as well as ongoing conversations with a broad range of community-based organizations in Mexico and the U.S, nationally and locally. There is a deep sense of urgency in the NGO community to be prepared.
February 2021
Funding Recommendations
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A news article from Reuters looking at the positive impact the incoming Biden Administration may have on refugee populations around the world.
November 2020
News Article
News
This webinar will consider what role philanthropy can play in responding issues that refugees face, both in the short-term and to advance long-term change. 
June 2020
Webinar
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Program
Find all webinar-related materials for "Refugees, Reslience, and COVID-19: Opportunities for Philanthropic Engagement" here, including powerpoint and recording.
June 2020
Program Materials
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This report offers recommendations to strengthen immigration legal services in California for immigrants and asylum seekers. The report draws from 20 interviews with executive-level staff from legal service organizations and 80 responses to an online survey of a broad range of immigration legal service providers across the state.
February 2020
Report
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December 2019
Press Release
News
Changes in administration often lead to shifts in policy with real-world impact on funding for nonprofits. Under President Donald Trump, no sector has been harder hit than nonprofits that serve refugees and immigrants.
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September 2019
Philanthropic News
News
Report on asylum and conditions in immigration detention based on analysis of the experiences of over 7,000 asylum-seeking families, totaling 17,000 people, including 7,900 children aged five years old or younger.
The U.S. Immigration Policy Center logo, which features their name spelled out on the right on two lines, with the last two letters bolded, and a globe on the left with a pencil outlining the United States. Accompanies their report, Seeking Asylum: Part 1.
August 2019
Report
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