Refugee & Asylum Status

June 2018
News
Commentary
Refugee Skeptic to Assume Key Role on Migration Issues at State Department
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.
June 2018
News
Philanthropic News
As the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border fuels an explosive public debate, a group of grant makers is working to show donors how to develop long-term solutions to a refugee crisis that has been roiling for years.
June 2018
News
Press Release
GCIR Releases Report in Honor of World Refugee Day
In honor of World Refugee Day, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrant and Refugees (GCIR) is pleased to release Philanthropic Strategies to Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers, a report that describes recent philanthropic responses to humanitarian crises to inform action on the grave and urgent challenges now facing refugees and asylum seekers.
June 2018
News
Philanthropic News
In response to the global refugee crisis and the U.S. government's increasingly hard-line immigration policies, foundations are taking action to support refugees and asylum seekers, a report from Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees finds.
June 2018
Resource
Report
Philanthropic Strategies to Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers
This report profiles 10 donors’ diverse approaches and strategies to supporting refugees and asylum seekers, and offers key lessons gleaned from their experience.
January 2018
Resource
Video
The Ground Beneath My Children's Feet: Refugees and the Jewish Story
Home sweet home. Home is safety. Home is comfort. Home is familiar. What happens when you need to flee your home?
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.
June 2017
Program
Webinar
This call, held in honor of World Refugee Day, will explore several innovative models during this era of the global refugee crisis. Join to hear from leading figures in the field about the potential and lessons learned of their approaches.
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.
June 2016
Resource
Presentation
World Refugee Day: Expanding Perspectives on Refugee Integration
This presentation covers intersectional community-based projects on refugees, the evolving perspectives on refugee integration, and what funders can do.

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