Refugee & Asylum Status

July 2019
News
Commentary
Migration Policy Institute logo, which features their name spelled out under their acronym and a green logo block. Posted to accompany their commentary, As the Trump Administration Seeks to Remove Families, Due-Process Questions over Rocket Dockets Abound
Since last September, the U.S. government has operated accelerated dockets in ten cities to handle the rising number of cases of families in immigration court.
July 2019
Program
Co-Sponsored Program
Join us for a conversation on unprecedented challenges presented by record breaking numbers of asylum-seeking families at the southern California border, and on-the-ground updates from leaders at the local, state, national levels.
July 2019
News
Blog Post
GCIR logo, which shows the acronym in white letters in an orange circle with the name spelled out to the right.
Fueled by xenophobia, racism, and hate, the current administration has sought from day 1 to dismantle America’s historical role as a beacon of hope and a land of refuge.
July 2019
Resource
Report
Kids in Need of Defense logo, which features their acronym in large letters above their spelled out name, in orange and blue. Posted to accompany their report, The Invisible Wall: Obstacles to Protection for Unaccompanied Migrant Children along Mexico’s Southern Border.
Children from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras are arriving at Mexico’s southern border fleeing high levels of violence, from gang violence to child abuse.
May 2019
Program
Regional Briefing
This in-person program will feature the lived experiences of experts from various communities impacted by family separation, as well as reflections from funders involved in philanthropic responses.
January 2018
Resource
Factsheet
Key Points: Traumatic Separation and Refugee and Immigrant Children
This resource from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network provides key points related to traumatic separation and immigrant and refugee children.
August 2016
Resource
Report
Divided by Detention: Asylum-Seeking Families’ Experiences of Separation
This report profiles the experiences of five asylum-seeking families who are divided by detention. It provides a preliminary analysis of how this separation occurs, and the impact this separation can have on families’ well-being and ability to access humanitarian protection.
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