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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
In the Eye of the Storm: How the Government and Private Response to Hurricane Katrina Failed Latinos
The purpose of this white paper is to explore the failure of public and private agencies to respond adequately to changing demographics and how this particularly affected their ability to serve Latinos in the post-Katrina ...
Transportation Equity Act Reauthorization
Though not commonly viewed as a \Latino\ issue, federal transportation policies have enormous implications for Hispanic workers and for the neighborhoods where they reside. Like other Americans, Latinos care about living ...
Moving Toward an Immigrant Integration Agenda
This paper contains brief snapshots of the current situation, the campaign to \Fix '96,' and the pending discussion on legalization create some opportunities for federal, state, and local governments to explore policies ...
Reforming the Remittance Transfer Market
This paper provides background on remitting behavior among Latinos, examines issues affecting Latinos' access to remittance products, and provides recommendations for improving the remittance transfer market.
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Reauthorization
In May 2003 the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation reauthorizing the Workforce Investment Act (WIA)—the largest source of federal funding for employment and training programs, including job training, adult ...
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 ...
After Stimulus: Sustainable Economic Security for Latinos
While the economic stimulus demonstrated Congress's willingness to work in a bipartisan manner, the final bill did not guarantee economic stability for most Americans. This white paper examins how Latinos in particular ...
Strengthening Accountability to Ensure Latino Success: An Analysis of NCLB Title I Regulations
This white paper analyzes the 2008 NCLB Title I regulations finalized by the U.S. Department of Education. The regulations address accountability and transparency, uniform and disaggregated graduation rates, and improved ...
Ailing Federal Investments in Latino Health Prioritites
This paper documents issues and trends in federal investments in health care programs affecting Latinos in the United States. It highlights policy measures that would assist in connecting the millions of uninsured Latinos ...