Last year, Arkansas became the first state to kick people off Medicaid for not meeting work requirements. A new study confirms what health policy experts predicted all along: Many people lost their insurance even though they met the state’s requirements.
CLASP coordinated this sign-on letter from more than 150 organizations in support of the Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections (HELP) for Separated Children Act and Help for Separated Families Act (H.R. 3451/H.R. 3452), introduced by Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard. The two bills would help mitigate the harm to children impacted by interior immigration enforcement actions.
In response to a proposed change to how the federal government sets the Official Poverty Measure, CLASP submitted the following comments to the Office of Management and Budget.
Statement from Olivia Golden on reports that mass raids on immigrant families are imminent.
Renato Rocha was quoted in this article on HUD’s proposed “mixed status” rule and its impact on families.
The recent scandal involving wealthy parents paying bribes to get their kids into elite colleges has raised the question: What responsibilities do federal and state policymakers and higher education leaders have in protecting the interests of all students, particularly low-income students and historically underrepresented students?
This legislation modernizes the workforce system by creating “Upskill Accounts” of up to $8,000 to fund high-quality, high-value training pegged to regional need AND cover critical supports like child care and transportation.
Statement from Olivia Golden about the Universal Child Care and Early Education Act.
Carrie Welton was quoted on the large number of eligible students who qualify for food assistance, but aren't recving it.
Statement from CLASP and First Focus for Children about the decision to cut education and recreational services for migrant children.