Recently from CLASP: Proposal to dismantle asylum would harm children, families
Short-sighted, Punitive Proposal to Dismantle Asylum Would Harm Children, Families
Earlier this week, CLASP issued a statement urging Congress to reject harmful legislation that would gut the U.S. asylum system and funnel billions of dollars to harmful border enforcement measures, and for the Biden Administration to reverse course and stand up for immigrant communities. Just yesterday, the Senate blocked the measure, although the passage of harmful immigration policies is still possible. Regardless, CLASP will continue to fight against such efforts that imperil the well-being of children and families.
New Direct File Tool Pilot Will Ease Tax Filing for Many
During this year’s 2023 tax filing season, the IRS will test a new, free online tax filing tool that promises to help more tax filers access credits that they are eligible for, like the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit.
Are We Listening? Youth Mental Health Challenges are Rooted in Racism and Discrimination
Young people of color experiencing poverty have noted how racism and discrimination are root causes and key traumas that adversely impact their mental health.
Amicus Brief Details the Harm of DACA Rescission on U.S. Citizen Children
CLASP helped lead the development of an amicus brief to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the case regarding the legality of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
On January 31, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024. This bipartisan tax proposal would make a meaningful step toward a fully refundable and inclusive Child Tax Credit.
CLASP in the News
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|February 6: Indi Dutta-Gupta spoke at “In This Together: A Cross-Partisan Action Plan to Support Families with Young Children in America,” a Capitol Hill panel discussion hosted by Convergence Center for Policy Resolution.
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