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

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

Helping Parents Overcome Unhealthy Substance Use

Nearly 5 million parents with substance use disorders live with their children.

Unstable Work Patterns Challenge Compliance with Safety Net Work Requirements

The Trump administration continues to advance work requirements in federal health, nutrition, and rental assistance programs.

Fighting the Stigma: Mental Health among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

In Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, mental health issues are often shrouded by silence and shame.

Middle-Income Seniors Face a Gap in Housing and Health Supports

By 2029, the US will be home to 14.4 million middle-income seniors. Two-thirds will have chronic health conditions.

The Large Overlaps between Opioid Use Disorder, Mental Illness, and Parenting Young Children

A new study finds more than half a million adults with opioid use disorder are parents living with children younger than 18.

Penalizing immigrants for obtaining Medicaid coverage puts child and family well-being at risk

Significant evidence documents the spillover benefits of parental Medicaid coverage on children’s health and well-being.

Proposed public charge rule could erode health insurance coverage gains among citizen children with noncitizen parents

Parents’ concerns about immigration-related consequences may cause them to drop coverage for which they or their children are eligible.