Administration’s SNAP Proposal Could Also Limit Access to Free School Lunch

Eliminating broad-based categorical eligibility could cut students and schools off from critical assistance.

Children, Seniors, and Families Would Lose SNAP Benefits under a Trump Administration Proposal

A recent proposal would limit states’ ability to increase SNAP's income limits set at the federal level.

How We Define “Middle Class” Has Broad Implications

A popular article highlighted stories from American families with incomes ranging from $75,000 to $400,000.

Now Hiring: Digital Literacy Skills Required

The most recent national data show that 67 percent of adults were not digitally literate in 2012.

Expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit Can Support Older Working Americans

Staying in the workforce longer can help seniors make ends meet and improve their retirement security.

What Happens When We Forgive Debt from Child Support Payments?

A pilot program in San Francisco provided debt relief to parents with debt related to child support.

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.

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.

Many Workers Who Experience a New Health Shock Leave the Workforce and Receive No Income Support

Each year, millions of American workers experience potentially work-limiting health shocks.

If the Early Retirement Age Changes, At-Risk Older Workers Will Need More Support

Without effective policies in place, raising the EEA or keeping the EEA at 62 and reducing benefits could create hardship for many older Americans.