Refugee & Asylum Status

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.
GCIR logo, which shows the acronym in white letters in an orange circle with the name spelled out to the right.
July 2019
Blog Post
News
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.
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.
July 2019
Report
Resource
These funding recommendations cover a broad range of options for funders seeking to respond to the Central American unaccompanied minors crisis.
Central American Refugee and Migrant Children and Families Seeking Protection in the United States: Updated Recommendations for Philanthropic Response
May 2016
Funding Recommendations
Resource
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