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The Meaning of Medicaid: An Updated 2010 State-by-State Breakdown
Medicaid and its sister program, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), buffer millions of Latinos and other vulnerable Americans from uninsurance. Private health coverage, obtained through the workplace or ...
Raise the Wage! A $12 Federal Minimum Wage Would Benefit 8.5 Million Latino Workers
An unfair minimum wage disproportionately affects Latinos who are concentrated in low-wage jobs. Congress has not raised the federal minimum wage, currently $7.25 per hour, since 2009. Worse, the minimum wage for tipped ...
Latino Uninsurance at the National and State Levels
Making up nearly one-third of all uninsured Americans, Latinos have among the most to gain from effective implementation of the health care law. Currently, one of every three Hispanics is uninsured, representing nearly ...
At Stake: Access to Affordable Health Insurance for Latinos with Preexisting Conditions
The practice of overusing \preexisting condition\ clauses in health insurance contracts is a particularly serious problem for the tens of millions of Americans who have gone uninsured for long periods of time. Sometimes ...
A Profile of Latino Health Insurance Gains Under the Affordable Care Act
The stakes are high for Latinos when it comes to the fate of health care reform. The expansion of health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will substantially increase the number of insured Americans, and new ...
Driver’s License Fact Sheet on NCLR's Opposition to Immigrant Restrictions
While NCLR is deeply concerned with national security and public safety, it believes that current proposals to restrict state-issued driver's licenses and identification documents are not effective means to combat terrorism.
Driver’s License Fact Sheet on Public Safety Issues
While increasing our national security is critical, restricting driver's licenses (DLs) is an inefficient way to enforce immigration laws and prevent terrorism. In fact, denying DLs to large segments of the population makes ...
Driver’s License Fact Sheet on Residency Requirements
While eligibility requirements vary from state to state, applicants for a state-issued driver's license (DL) must provide proof of age and identity and, in some instances, proof of state and legal residency. Often, these ...
Driver’s License Fact Sheet on Social Security Number Requirements
There are a variety of federal policies that have come to include Social Security Number (SSN) requirements. Though the number was explicitly intended only for the purpose of administering the Social Security program, the ...
Neighborhood Development Demonstration Act
Everything you need to know about the Neighborhood Development Demonstration Act (NDDA).