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
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.
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.
May 2019
Resource
Program Materials
Materials: First Responders at the Border: The Vital Role and Untapped Potential of a Reception System for Families and Asylum Seekers
Find all program-related materials for April's Monthly Immigration Policy Call, "First Responders at the Border: The Vital Role and Untapped Potential of a Reception System for Families and Asylum Seekers" here, including presentation, recording, and other resources.
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.
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