Immigrant Families

Immigrant Families

New Rule Nixes Protections for Detained Immigrant Children, Harming Their Health

Editor’s Note, 10/15/19: Several federal courts have issued nationwide injunctions blocking implementation of the proposed changes to the public charge rule. We will update any further developments. Last September, the Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Health and Human Services (HHS) released a notice of proposed rulemaking on the detention of immigrant children. The Administration […]

Proposed HUD Rule Adds to Climate of Fear for Immigrant Families, Puts America’s Children at Greater Risk of Homelessness

Yesterday was the deadline for comments on yet another anti-immigrant proposed rule, this one targeting over 55,000 citizen children in mixed status families that rely on prorated housing assistance under current program rules. We joined other child health groups in submitting comments, underscoring the serious negative impacts of homelessness and housing insecurity for child well-being […]