The public charge rule will lead to decreased participation in certain programs that will contribute to more uninsured individuals and negatively affect the health and financial stability of families and the growth and healthy development of their children.
In this brief, Urban Institute uses data from the December 2018 Well-Being and Basic Needs Survey to provide the first systematic evidence on the extent of chilling effects among immigrant families before release of a final public charge rule.
This issue brief explains how the proposed DHS rule to re-make the "public charge" immigration provision would result in discouraging many eligible immigrants from accessing Medicaid and other federal public benefits for fear of negatively effecting their immigration status.
This journal article explores what happens to these children once they are separated from their families by examining the nature of the services and programs provided while they are in temporary foster care.
Child Welfare League of America's Child Welfare Journal
This brief aims to inform advocates and policymakers about the effects of hostile immigration policies on children and the need to continue to work to ensure that children in immigrant families in California are healthy, feel secure, and continue to thrive.