Strategies from Houston and Las Vegas Show How Local Leaders Can Support Immigrants during COVID-19

Excluding immigrant families from COVID-19 emergency supports risks not only their well-being but that of the entire community.

Three Principles to Ensure COVID-19 Recovery Information Reaches Immigrant Communities

Effective outreach with immigrant residents depends on translation of materials into multiple languages, accessible and trustworthy messengers, and creative ways to transmit information.

Including Immigrants in State and Local Support Responses during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Inclusive recovery efforts require attention to the needs and circumstances of immigrant communities and a combination of accessible mainstream and targeted supports for immigrant families.

Immigrant Families Hit Hard by the Pandemic May Be Afraid to Receive the Help They Need

COVID-19 has heightened the consequences of recent policies that have deterred immigrants from receiving federal safety net assistance.

Evidence Reveals Children of Immigrants’ Shared Diversity and Ties to America

One of four children in the US have at least one foreign-born parent.

Creative Financing Could Help Cities Like Portland, Maine, Integrate Asylum Seekers and Tackle Other Challenges

Several hundred asylum seekers—most fleeing violence in Central Africa—arrived in Portland, Maine over the summer.

Five Ways the “Public Charge” Rule Is Affecting Immigrants in America

National survey estimates show how the rule dampens immigrant families' participation in programs like Medicaid and SNAP.

What Do We Know about Section 1325?

Section 1325 is a federal law that makes “illegal entry” into the United States a criminal offense.

How Uncertainty Surrounding the “Public Charge” Rule Leads to Hardship for Immigrant Families

Interviews with 25 adults in immigrant families reveal the unique challenges posed by fear and misinformation.

San Diego Is Strengthening Its Workforce by Welcoming Immigrants

San Diego’s workforce system can help all residents, including immigrants, move up the career ladder, earn more, and find greater economic stability for their families.