Early childhood experts know that nutrition assistance, affordable health insurance, quality child care, and early learning opportunities are vital for children’s healthy development. But we also know that many immigrant families are worried about participating in programs like SNAP, WIC, Medicaid, and CHIP.Parents are concerned…
This webinar presents findings from two CLASP reports: Our Children's Fear: Immigration Policy's Effects on Young Children, which is broadly focused on immigrant children and families, and Immigration Policy's Harmful Impacts on Early Care and Education.
This webinar provides an overview of current early childhood policies and eligibility rules as well as recent immigration enforcement policy changes that directly impact children living in mixed-status immigrant families.
These webinar slides discuss issues affecting immigrants' access to benefits, including confusion over eligibility rules, concerns about "public charge," linguistic and cultural competence, and logistical barriers.