This article cites a 2018 CLASP report about the consequences workers with low incomes who do not have access to paid sick leave may face.
As many as 15 million people could lose Medicaid coverage in 2022 after the Public Health Emergency (PHE) declared by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic ends. Congress has the opportunity now through the Build Back Better package to decrease the number of people who will become uninsured in 2022.
Statement from Olivia Golden on the Build Back Better Act framework.
Release highlighting an important new immigration policy that will keep children from being harmed by enforcement actions.
Read this op-ed by Duy Pham and Dr. Jamie Riley of NAACP (formerly CLASP staff) about how the Build Back Better proposed agenda would make historic investments that people with low incomes and BIPOC have long been excluded from.
Olivia Golden was quoted about The Protecting Sensitive Locations Act.
Wendy Cervantes "said she hears stories of immigration officers waiting for parents to drop off children at school, 'sometimes forcing children to witness their parents’ arrest at the start of a school day.'”
Hannah Matthews was quoted: "In the midst of an ongoing pandemic and a jobs crisis, it’s astounding that lawmakers would even consider excluding paid family and medical leave.”
This fact sheet explains why and how undocumented and immigrant youth should have equitable access to an affordable, high-quality postsecondary education.