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Several hundred asylum seekers—most fleeing violence in Central Africa—arrived in Portland, Maine over the summer.
National survey estimates show how the rule dampens immigrant families' participation in programs like Medicaid and SNAP.
Section 1325 is a federal law that makes “illegal entry” into the United States a criminal offense.
Interviews with 25 adults in immigrant families reveal the unique challenges posed by fear and misinformation.
New analysis shows that citizen-based apportionment can enhance the effect of gerrymandering.
A new report provides evidence of “chilling effects” on immigrant families’ participation in safety net programs.
The administration's proposed changes to immigration policy are already affecting some immigrant and noncitizen families who rely on housing assistance.
Immigrants and their children are expected to make up a greater share of our labor force in the coming decades.
Some immigrant applicants who use SNAP to feed their families could be deemed a public charge and denied admission to the US.
A proposed rule would negatively weigh several factors in the immigration admissions process, including participation in Medicaid or SNAP.

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