Refugee & Asylum Status

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
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
Philanthropic News
News
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.
GCIR Releases Report in Honor of World Refugee Day
June 2018
Press Release
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
Philanthropic News
News
This report profiles 10 donors’ diverse approaches and strategies to supporting refugees and asylum seekers, and offers key lessons gleaned from their experience.
Philanthropic Strategies to Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers
June 2018
Report
Resource
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.
June 2017
Webinar
Program
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
This presentation covers intersectional community-based projects on refugees, the evolving perspectives on refugee integration, and what funders can do.
World Refugee Day: Expanding Perspectives on Refugee Integration
June 2016
Presentation
Resource
These funding recommendations focus on how funders can support refugees along their resettlement and integration journey in the United States.
June 2016
Funding Recommendations
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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