Angela Hanks was quoted in this article: "During times with higher unemployment, people on the margins face discrimination, Hanks said. 'A tighter labor market reduces employers’ opportunity to engage in discrimination.'”
This op-ed from The Hill explains why the Senate farm bill protects SNAP and the House version doesn't. It was written by CLASP's Olivia Golden and Elizabeth Lower-Basch.
Protecting Immigrant Families
The Trump Administration is attempting to block low-income immigrant families, including their citizen children, from access to basic needs programs that promote economic security by providing health care, nutrition, and housing assistance. The Protecting Immigrant Families, Advancing Our Future campaign brings together leading advocates for immigrants; children, education, health, anti-hunger, and anti-poverty groups; to defend against these threats and support a productive national dialogue about our country’s immigrant tradition and economic future.