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  • Readiness to Implement the Affordable Care Act in the Latino Community 

    McDonough, Manuela; Senerchia, Susannah (NCLR); Bateman, Clancey; Barron, Christine; Vega, Rodolfo; Maxwell, Jim (JSI) (2014-08-18)
    Readiness to Implement the Affordable Care Act in the Latino Community Among Health Centers and Community-Based Organizations Community health centers (CHCs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) are well-suited to ...
  • Reducing Poverty for Latino Seniors 

    Grillo-Chope, Luisa; NCLR (2009-02-05)
    The importance of Social Security to Latinos cannot be ignored:  in 2004, 43% of older Hispanics who received Social Security relied on it as their sole source of income.  This issue brief provides background on the Social ...
  • Safe Roads, Safe Communities: Immigrants and State Driver’s License Requirements 

    Michele L.Waslin, Ph.D. (2002-05-29)
    This issue brief explores current federal and state driver's license (DL) requirements, current restrictive proposals, NCLR's DL principles, arguments in favor of increased accessibility, and steps that can be taken to ...
  • Struggling to Stay Home: Latino Renters in the COVID-19 Pandemic 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-09-30)
    In this issue brief, UnidosUS examines the lasting effects of systemic housing discrimination on communities of color, including disparities in rent burdens and housing affordability. This brief also illustrates a vivid ...
  • TANF Implementation in Puerto Rico: A Summary of Data on Leavers 

    Joely B. Roman Oquendo and Sonia M. Pérez (2004-05-29)
    This issue brief summarizes the most recent data regarding TANF implentation in Puerto Rico, reviews data on the economic status of former TANF recipients, and examines new demographic data on former TANF participants.  ...
  • The Impact of Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act on the Latino Community 

    Lacayo, A. Elena; NCLR (2010-08-12)
    The recent signing of Arizona SB 1070 and subsequent reactions to the law have brought significant attention to the dangers of state-level immigration enforcement and the urgent need for comprehensive federal immigration ...
  • The Latino Vote in the 90s 

    Carmen T. Joge (2000-10-29)
    In 1996, Hispanics were the only group of American voters whose turnout at the polls increased.  In 1998, Hispanic voters provided the margin of victory in races across the country, especially in California and New York.  ...
  • The No Child Left Behind Act 

    Raul González (2002-07-29)
    This issue brief examines how the No Child Left Behind Act may impact Latino students, families, and communities.  It paints a broad picture of what state and local educators must consider as they attempt to implement this ...
  • Welfare Reform, TANF Caseload Changes, and Latinos: A Preliminary Assessment 

    Eric Rodriguez and Kaydee Kirk (2000-09-01)
    This issue brief highlights the changes in TANF caseloads for Hispanic women and children nationwide, offers a preliminary assessment of implementation thus far, and reviews the caseload status in Puerto Rico and the three ...
  • What are ‘Linguistically Responsive Practices’ and Why Are They an Essential Ingredient of “High-Quality” Early Childhood Education? 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2020-05-04)
    More than four million children enrolled in preschool programs in the United States are dual language learners (DLLs) and more than 75% of Latino/a children over the age of five enter U.S. schools speaking Spanish. It is ...