Refugee & Asylum Status

Join us to for a funders-only call to learn about how members of FRAS are supporting refugee and asylum seeker communities.
June 2019
Webinar
The Funders for Refugees and Asylum Seekers logo, which features the acronym in white letters in an aquamarine circle, with the full name to the right, spelled out in the same color on a white background. Posted in conjunction with GCIR's webinar, FRAS Funder Update Call.
Program
GCIR's Funders for Refugees and Asylum Seekers invites you to join us for a program delving deeper into refugee integration across communities.
March 2019
Webinar
GCIR Pathways Forward for U.S. Refugee Integration
Program
This webinar will explore key highlights from an analysis commissioned by GCIR and the Four Freedoms Fund on challenges to the asylum system and opportunities for intervention.
March 2019
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
March Policy Call
Program
Find all materials related to our refugee resettlement webinar here, including powerpoint and webinar recording.
Materials: Pathways Forward for U.S. Refugee Integration 3.28.19
March 2019
Program Materials
Resource
Join this webinar for a discussion on the current state of refugee resettlement in the United States, the impact of the administration’s policies at the state and local level and possible responses, and promising approaches for funders to shore up services.
February 2019
Webinar
French refugee children in 1917 (left) and a representation of a child in detention today (right).
Program
This five-page document identifies the potential impacts of FY 2019 Reception and Placement (R&P) Program Decisions by the Church World Service.
Potential Impacts of FY 2019 Reception and Placement (R&P) Program Decisions
November 2018
Factsheet
Resource
The Trump administration’s goal has been clear: It wants as few people as possible coming to the United States without papers. And if they do come, it wants to deport them as quickly as possible. That goal might finally be within their grasp.
Jeff Sessions is pushing asylum officers to reject more migrants. Will they go along?
October 2018
Commentary
News
This report offers impact investors, grant-makers, and development finance professionals the first landscape of the what, why, who, where, and most importantly, how, of investing in and with displaced people.
Image contains the logo of the Refugee Investment Network, in black and orange font color with an orange sidebar
October 2018
Funding Recommendations
Resource
A White House aide and ally of President Donald Trump’s most hard-line advisor, Stephen Miller, has been appointed to a position at the State Department where he would exercise influence over refugee policies, in a move that could further enable the administration’s harsh crackdown on migration.
Refugee Skeptic to Assume Key Role on Migration Issues at State Department
June 2018
Commentary
News
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.
Divided by Detention: Asylum-Seeking Families’ Experiences of Separation
August 2016
Report
Resource
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