Statement from Olivia Golden about the U.S. Census Bureau's 2018 data on poverty, income, and health insurance.
The Trump Administration recently finalized regulations that would overturn existing protections for migrant children under the Flores Settlement Agreement. If implemented, the rule will deny asylum-seeking children basic necessities, and they and their families will face indefinite imprisonment. In partnership with Arent Fox LLP—and in an effort to stop the rule before it can be implemented—CLASP spearheaded the effort to mobilize more than 20 organizations dedicated to protecting the health and welfare of children on this amicus brief in opposition to the final rule, .
Kisha Bird gave remarks at the 6th Annual Cities United Convening in Hampton, VA.
Last week, CLASP joined Cities United in Hampton, Virginia, during the remembrance of the 400-year anniversary of the first Africans being forcibly brought to this country and enslaved.
Elizabeth Lower-Basch was quoted about the Family Support Act.
Olivia Golden was quoted about the recent public charge rule
Elizabeth Lower-Basch was quoted about the effect the public charge rule will have on immigrant families, especialyl regaring access to health care.
The Trump Administration has published a final "public charge" rule that would hurt millions of immigrant children and families. It's scheduled to take effect on October 15, 2019.
CLASP submitted comments on Montana's Demonstration Amendment and Extension Application: Montana Health and Economic Livelihood Partnership (HELP) Program.
Wendy Cervantes was quoted about the consquences the Flores rule will have on migrant children and their families.