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Fulfilling the Promise of Comprehensive Immigration Reform
A one-page summary of NCLR's position on immigration reform.
NCLR Issue Analysis on Sunset Legislation
"Sunset" is a concept which was originally instituted in several states as a means of increasing legislative control over state programs.
Expand the EITC, Expand Workers' Livelihoods
While the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) lifted 6.7 million working families above the poverty line in 2014, more than seven million workers who are not raising children were taxed into—or fell deeper into—poverty. This ...
Five Facts About Undocumented Workers in the United States
The strong presence of undocumented workers in the U.S. labor force illustrates the imbalance between the nation's immigration system and current economic realities. This fact sheet challenges some common myths about ...
Summary of the “DREAM Act” and “American Dream Act”
This document provides a summary of the basic provisions of the \DREAM Act\ and \American Dream Act.\
Legalization: S.2222, The Immigration Control and Reform Act of 1982
This brief analysis addresses the incorrect assumptions and cost projections advanced by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). Their wide-ranging estimates are leading opponents ...
Latinos in the Silver State: Building a Better Future
Latino Nevadans represent a growing and influential population in the Silver State. One out of every three Nevadans is now Hispanic and that number is on the rise. These demographic trends fuel estimates that Nevada will ...
Subminimum Wage for Youth
Youth unemployment has long been a problem in the United States. For our minority youth, the problem has reached disastrous proportions.
Federal Programs Lift Millions of Latinos Out of Poverty
For more than 50 years, anti-poverty programs have helped ensure that working families are lifted out of poverty when times are tough or their wages are too low for them to be able to make ends meet. These programs are ...
Medicaid Expansion: A Critical Lifeline for Latinos
This one-pager outlines the importance of Medicaid expansion under the ACA for the Latino community. It includes state-specific data on the Hispanic share of those newly eligible for Medicaid under the expansion and ...