A public health funder based in California just kicked in $10 million to aid the state’s $90 million efforts to get a fair and accurate census count in 2020. The count determines the destination of federal dollars, the breakdown of representation in Washington and even influences where private investments flow.
The Trump administration is considering another extreme reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States.
Innovative approaches to helping low-wage earners get better jobs focus first on brushing up on skills they might have graduated from high school without.
More than two years have passed, but the image is still fresh in the collective consciousness of the San Luis Obispo County agricultural community: The anger and threats that led to a destructive fire and then, ultimately, the abandonment of seven homes in Nipomo. They were nearly ready to house 112 foreign strawberry field workers on temporary visas—until someone decided put a match to it.
The inclusion of a question about citizenship status on the next census has funders and advocates even more worried about getting a full and accurate count in 2020.
A commentary on the broader impacts on the noncitizen population of the proposed "public charge" rule changes.
A recent visit to southwestern Minnesota by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis president reaffirms what many economic experts already had determined, but the message bears repeating: Rural Minnesota needs immigrants to work and live here.
Private foundations, including some that have never supported immigration issues before, have dedicated millions of dollars in quick-turnaround grants to provide legal and health services for immigrant families caught up in the Trump administration’s "zero tolerance" immigration policies.
In a recent learning visit spanning the Greek archipelago — from Athens to Lesbos and Thessaloniki — our team saw what is really taking place on the ground. While the number of refugee arrivals-per-month has dropped in the past year, the challenges in responding to existing and new refugees remain.
In a little-watched issue, advocates for immigrants say the U.S. government might redefine “public charge,” which could deny citizenship status.