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Jun 07, 2022 | Children, Health
Great op-ed by a pediatrician argues for passage of the LIFT the BAR Act.
Jun 04, 2022 | Economic security, Food security, Health, Housing
PIF partner MomsRising / Mamas Con Poder featured in this article assuring immigrant families that they can use safety net programs without immigration consequences.
Jun 03, 2022 | Health, Children
Joint commentary by the National Center for Children in Poverty and PIF partner CLASP urges NJ’s legislature to expand safety net access for children in immigrant families.
Jun 02, 2022 | Housing
Los Angeles Times
Columnist Jean Guerrero urges actions to mitigate homelessness, including addressing barriers to available supports, including public charge.
May 26, 2022 | Health, Children
Maryland legislation expands of prenatal care to women in immigrant families.
May 26, 2022 | Health, Food security, Economic security, Children, Housing
PIF statement of support in response to Sen. Mazie Hirono’s introduction of the Senate version of the LIFT the BAR Act
May 25, 2022
Food security nonprofit finds that hunger is 55% higher than before the pandemic, with immigrant families among those at greatest risk.
May 24, 2022 | Health
Former Refugee Council USA executive director argues that a SCOTUS reversal of Roe v. Wade would hit immigrant women even harder than most, by reinforcing immigrant families’ concerns about the effect of getting health care and economic aid on future immigration applications.
May 21, 2022 | Health
BMC Public Health
UC Riverside public health and health equity experts find the public charge chilling effect continues to depress COVID-19 testing and vaccination in Latinx families.
May 18, 2022 | Health
State ACA implementation agency asks feds for a waiver allowing Washington to offer health coverage regardless of immigration status.
May 12, 2022 | Children, Economic security, Food security, Health, Tax Credits
On new research by our partners at Children’s Health Watch, finding that the expanded Child Tax Credit improves health and food security, but that immigrant and Latinx families aren’t getting it.
May 11, 2022 | Economic security, Food security, Housing, Health
Univision Sacramento (KUVS)
Overview of current public charge policy, offering assurances and facts to families needing care or help.