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Immigrants Rising’s Mental Health Connector provides undocumented young people with free psychological support.
Immigrants Rising logo
April 2020
Service
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Immigrants Rising’s virtual Wellness Gatherings help undocumented young people stay grounded and connected to one another.
Immigrants Rising logo
April 2020
Service
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This brief shares insights from in-depth interviews conducted in March 2019 with 25 adults in immigrant families who reported that they or a family member avoided participating in safety net programs.
Urban Institute logo, which features their name, first word in larger blue letters, second in black, over a dotted grid pattern. Accompanies their brief, Safety Net Access in the Context of the Public Charge Rule.
August 2019
Issue Brief
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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.
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation logo, which features their acronym, KFF, above their spelled out name, all in blue letters. Accompanies their analysis, Changes to “Public Charge” Inadmissibility Rule: Implications for Health and Health Coverage.
August 2019
Analysis
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This report explores the diversity of states' and localities' approaches for working with children in immigrant families who are in the child welfare system.
April 2019
Report
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An analysis by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation of how the proposed "public charge" rule overhaul will impact immigrants' health coverage.
Proposed Changes to “Public Charge” Policies for Immigrants: Implications for Health Coverage
September 2018
Analysis
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An analysis of impact on immigrant hunger of the proposed public charge rule that was posted on the Department of Homeland Security’s website in late September.
The Hunger Impact of the Proposed Public Charge Rule
September 2018
Analysis
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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. 
DHS' Proposed Rule: What May Change With Public Charge
September 2018
Issue Brief
Resource
This report explores the direct impacts of detention and deportation on family finances, health, and well-being.
Family Consequences of Detention/Deportation: Effects on Finances, Health, and Well-Being
September 2018
Report
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This factsheet details the potential effects of proposed changes to the public charge rule on children in immigrant families. 
A Threat to the Health and Wellbeing of Children in Immigrant Families
July 2018
Factsheet
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