The 2016 presidential campaign made visible the deep and painful divisions in our nation, and the election outcome has left many immigrants and refugees—and second- and third-generation U.S. citizens—living in uncertainty and fear. Hate-based incidents from bullying to violence are on the rise, and President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to deport millions of unauthorized immigrants, cancel Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), suspend refugee resettlement from “terror-prone” countries, and block remittances as part of his border wall plan. These policies, several of which are planned for the first 100 days in office, could have a devastating impact on our economy, tear apart families, and radically reshape our communities as well as America’s position in the world.
This webinar will ground funders in the immediate concerns facing immigrant and refugee communities.
- Early analyses of the policy and political landscape including the new Congress
- A preview of plans to protect due process and fundamental rights at the local, state, and federal level
- What can be done now to support immigrants and refugees and the organizations that serve them
- Marielena Hincapie, Executive Director, National Immigration Law Center
- Cristina Jimenez, Co-Founder and Executive Director, United We Dream
- Kerri Talbot, Partner, Veng Group
- Shireen Zaman, Security & Rights Collaborative Director, Proteus Fund
All interested funders.
Registration is required by November 18.
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