Kate Gallagher Robbins' Tweet was referenced in this article about the Democratic presidential candidates' responses to child care and paid family leave during a debate this week.
The National Compensation Survey contains data on workers' access to benefits including paid sick leave and paid family leave. Despite slight gains, low-wage and part-time workers have disparately less access to these benefits than full-time, high-wage workers.
Wendy Cervantes was quoted about the long-awaited DACA decision and the impact it would have on children.
On November 18, CLASP submitted the following comments to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights in response ot the Department's proposed revisions to the Civil Rights Data Collection. We are opposed to the proposed changes to Office of Civil Rights data.
Wendy Cervantes was quoted about the harms a DACA repeal woul dhave on children of immigrant families.
Today, as the Supreme Court hears oral arguments on whether to uphold an injunction blocking the Trump Administration’s termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, we reflect on what citizenship means in absence of papers.
"Children are resilient, said Wendy Cervantes, immigration director at the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Law and Social Policy. But 'we are really destabilizing families pretty much from every angle. … I have never seen this type of strain.'”
Olivia Golden was quoted about CLASP's support for the Basic Assistance for Students in College (BASIC) Act.