Friday, July 13, 2012 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm EDT
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On June 15, 2012, President Obama announced a new policy that could allow up to 1.4 million undocumented youth to apply for temporary relief from deportation and obtain employment authorization. Learn more about this policy directive: what it is, who’s eligible, how their lives will be affected, and what barriers and limitations exist.
Plans to reach out to and assist eligible youth in applying and avoiding legal pitfalls—as well as making sure that ineligible undocumented immigrants don’t fall prey to “notarios” and unscrupulous attorneys
Immediate funding needs, ways that funders can coordinate and collaborate, and resources available to help funders develop grantmaking strategies
A Philanthropy New York Collaborative Program co-sponsored by Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families and NFG Working Group on Labor and Community Partnerships.
- Josh Bernstein, SEIU Director of Immigration and Board Member of United We Dream (UWD)
- Gregory Chen, Director of Advocacy, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
- Taryn Higashi, Executive Director (Moderator), Unbound Philanthropy
- Cristina Jiménez, Managing Director, United We Dream (UWD)
- Gabriela Pacheco, Project Coordinator of Education Not Deportation (END), United We Dream (UWD)
All interested funders