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Analysis of President’s FY 2003 Budget Plan
This paper offers an analysis—department by department—of the proposed FY 2003 budget from a Hispanic perspective. The sections highlight departments and specific program areas that are important to Latinos, provide an ...
Welfare Reform 2002: Legislative Developments Affecting Puerto Rico
This white paper highlights recent developments in the TANF reauthorization process in Congress and analyzes their implications for Puerto Rico. It provides information on the experience of Puerto Rico with the implementation ...
Welfare Reform 2002: Defining the Battle Lines
Recently, the Bush Administration released a plan to reauthorize the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, the nation's primary cash assistance program for families. Shortly after the President's ...
Welfare Reform 2002: Ensuring Fair Treatment and Equal Opportunity in TANF
This paper brings some much needed attention to ensuring fair treatment in TANF, highlights key civil rights measures, and calls on lawmakers to promote equal opportunity for Latino families
Welfare Reform 2002: Helping Latino Families Move from Welfare to Work
This year, the United States Congress will work to pass legislation reauthorizing the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, the primary cash assistance program for poor families and children. Although ...
Combating Anti-Immigrant Opportunism Post September 11
This paper first examines anti-immigrant sentiment in the U.S. prior to September 11. Then it analyzes the history and central characters of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) and other groups within the ...