Member Highlight: YWCA No Hate, No Fear: Ensuring Safety and Opportunity for Immigrant Women.
In April, YWCA celebrated its 13th annual Stand Against Racism, an action campaign that “highlights the injustices faced by immigrant communities,” on Capitol Hill by hosting a policy briefing. Panelists ranged from former members of the Obama administration to local attorneys, and shared valuable insights and everyday stories that solidified the need for a comprehensive […]
Since the Census Bureau announced the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the National Assembly has called for its removal. Adding the question would lead to a significant undercount and undermine the apportionment of congressional seats in some of the most populous states and urban areas, many of which have large immigrant populations. […]
The deadline to submit public comments on the administration’s proposed “public charge” rule is December 10. If promulgated, the rule would change the definition of public charge from a person who is “primarily dependent on the government for subsistence” to an immigrant “who receives one or more public benefits.” It would also expand the list […]
If you’ve been following immigration policy as of late, you know that the administration released its proposed public charge rule last month, and it is now open for public comment. The rule proposes a change to the definition of who the government defines as “likely to become a public charge.” Currently, a public charge is […]
Listen to a complete recording of the most recent Washington Policy Council: Undercounting of Young Children Deborah Stein, Network Director for the Partnership for America’s Children, joined the Washington Policy Council on Tuesday to discuss the importance of ensuring all children are counted during the upcoming 2020 Census. Undercounting young children in the census has […]