By targeting SNAP, the expanded “public charge” rule could worsen food insecurity

Some immigrant applicants who use SNAP to feed their families could be deemed a public charge and denied admission to the US.

Could “public charge” reduce public preschool participation among immigrant families?

A proposed rule would negatively weigh several factors in the immigration admissions process, including participation in Medicaid or SNAP.

Expanding state and local preschool programs to support immigrant families

Opening preschool to all children who speak languages other than English would lead to 3,200 new low-income preschoolers.

What a new dataset can (and can’t) reveal about refugees in America

Despite limitations, Annual Survey of Refugees should yield valuable insights into refugee resettlement.

Expanding the “public charge” rule jeopardizes the well-being of immigrants and citizens

A draft rule would require immigration officials to forecast an applicant's future reliance on public benefits.

Immigrant workers play key roles in local economies and merit investment

Are immigrants getting the skills they need to advance their careers, unlock better wages, and meet employer demand?

Years of tightening immigration enforcement paved the way to “zero tolerance”

Immigrant families who cross the border are now targeted by federal criminal law, rather than the civil immigration system.

Rapid response philanthropy can help multiple organizations support families at the border

Community foundations are well suited to receive large influxes of capital to then distribute to diverse organizations.

ICE worksite raids are back. Here’s what we know about them

Last month, Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 97 immigrants at a meat processing plant in Bean Station, TN.

The debate versus the reality of refugees in the US

Policy conversations should be informed by the real experiences of refugees in communities across the country.