Trump’s Medicaid Work Requirements: Meet Real Life

Posted at https://www.chn.org/2018/01/12/17738/#.WmEOsq6nEdU By Lecia Imbery January 12, 2018  “There’s a stereotype that disability recipients don’t want to work. The reality is very different.” On Jan. 10, the Washington Post published a piece highlighting five Americans who receive federal disability benefits; the quote … Continued

Protect the Dreamers, Children’s Health, and Disaster Victims in the Stopgap Bill

From the Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org): Today – Friday, January 19 – is the deadline for Congress to act on continuing government funding.  But other urgent measures are also long overdue.  Every day, another 122 Dreamers lose legal status … Continued

Federal Judge in San Francisco Temporarily Blocks Trump’s Decision to End DACA Program

Joel Rubin, Jazmine Ulloa and Lisa Mascaro A federal judge Tuesday night temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s plan to end the program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came to the country illegally as children. The ruling marks … Continued

Act Now to Protect Temporary Protected Status Holders

From Church World Service (http://www.churchworldservice.org): On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Salvadorans in the United States. This decision follows the recent TPS terminations for Sudan, Nicaragua, and Haiti, … Continued