Wendy Cervantes issued this statement describing how the Trump Administration's Flores rule will harm immigrant children and their families.
Elizabeth Lower-Basch was quoted about how immigrants with disabilities will be affected by the new public charge rule.
Olivia Golden was quoted about public charge, saying the changes were "more evidence that this administration is determined to damage the lives of millions of immigrants, their families, their children and their community”.
The Trump Administration has published a final "public charge" rule that would undermine millions of children's health and wellbeing. It's scheduled to take effect on October 15, 2019.
These fact sheets demonstrate the potential impact for select states of the Trump Administration's proposed "public charge" rule.
CLASP was referenced in this article about how an increase in CCDBG funding would support early education in South Carolina.
Olivia Golden was quoted about the recent public charge rule: "This change is short-sighted, poorly justified, and, as Olivia Golden, an advocate for low-income people put it: 'The proposal at its core says that work and family don’t matter; wealth and income are what matters.'”
The Trump Administration's proposal to end Broad-Based Categorical ELigibility (BBCE) claims to be “closing a loophole" that makes it “easy” to get SNAP. But that's simply untrue. The reality is that ending BBCE would take away food assistance from people who've proven they need it through a robust application process.
CLASP prepared comments on proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act's provision on Nondiscrimination in Health and Health Education Programs or Activities.
Olivia Golden was quoted about the recent public charge rule proposal and the impact it would have on immigrant communities.