This roundtable brought together experts from academia and policy to discuss the harmful implications of increased immigration enforcement, restrictions on legal immigration, and the public charge rule for immigrant families’ in the United States during a worldwide pandemic. Participants also discussed strategies at the state and…
Renato joined experts from Share Our Strength, Urban Institute, California Food Policy Advocates, and Inland Empire Coalition for Immigrant Justice to discuss what policies and strategies are available at the federal and state level to promote access to nutrition assistance programs for immigrant families.
The COVID-19 crisis has magnified the threats facing immigrants with low incomes, placing stress on families already challenged by the Trump Administration’s immigration enforcement, public charge policies, and other extreme actions on communities of color and immigrants.
HUD recently proposed a regulation that would directly undermine the wellbeing of low-income “mixed-status” immigrant families, including citizen children, by compelling those households to disband to continue receiving federally-assisted housing.