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Pension Coverage: A Missing Step in the Wealth-Building Ladder for Latinos
This issue brief presents data and summarizes research on pension coverage and the current public policy debate, and highlights promising strategies or measures that could narrow the pension coverage and wealth gaps between ...
Safe Roads, Safe Communities: Immigrants and State Driver’s License Requirements
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 ...
Welfare Reform, TANF Caseload Changes, and Latinos: A Preliminary Assessment
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 ...
TANF Implementation in Puerto Rico: A Summary of Data on Leavers
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. ...
Immigration Reform: Comprehensive Solutions for Complex Problems
In 2004 the national debate on immigration reform was reignited as President Bush and several members of Congress of both political parties introduced immigration reform proposals. While the specific content from the ...
Hispanic Families and The Earned Income Tax Credit
This issue brief is intended to bring attention to the importance of the EITC to Hispanic and other low-wage workers and outline several important steps toward improving the credit for families. The issue brief provides ...
Improving Assessment & Accountability for English Language Learners in the No Child Left Behind Act
This report by the National Council of La Raza examines the impact of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) on English language learners (ELLs). It concludes that while the law has not been implemented adequately, it holds ...
Achieving a High-Quality Preschool Teacher Corps: A Focus on California
The issue brief, Achieving a High-Quality Preschool Teacher Corps: A Focus on California , examines the urgent need for a preschool teacher workforce in California that effectively addresses the needs of Latino children. ...
Immigration Enforcement by Local Police: The Impact on the Civil Rights of Latinos
This issue brief explores the legal status of the U.S. Department of Justice's announcement and discusses the implications for Latino and immigrant communities.