Immigrant Families

Immigrant Families

DHS Finalizes DACA Regulations To Protect Young DREAMers

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently finalized regulations on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, bringing much needed reassurance to DACA grantees, sometimes called “DREAMers.” After the proposed rule was issued last fall, we submitted comments suggesting DHS adopt a few key program improvements in order to fulfill President Biden’s Executive Order […]

New Report Underscores Need to Help Citizen Children from Mixed Status Families Enroll in Medicaid/CHIP

Ninety-seven percent of children living in the US are citizens, but one in four have an immigrant parent. New research from the Urban Institute shows that coverage gaps for citizen children with noncitizen parents widened relative to other children from 2016-2019, reversing much of the coverage gains these children experienced from 2013-2016. These findings are […]