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

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 falsely described the notice as “implementing” the Flores settlement agreement (see Flores v. Reno), which governs the circumstances under which immigrant children can be temporarily detained. In […]

Beyond the Coverage Expansions: How the Lawsuit to Overturn the Affordable Care Act Would Further Harm Medicaid and CHIP Coverage of Children

Introduction Texas vs. United States, the lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in its entirety, continues to proceed apace through the federal courts, despite its extraordinarily weak legal reasoning.  Most of the attention is rightfully focused on how the case could increase the number of uninsured in the nation by 20 million people, […]