We at the Center stand with the countless organizations, activists, community groups, religious and civic leaders, and others in calling for justice for George Floyd — and for fundamental, systemic reforms to foster racial equity and end racial injustice.
Though the April 2020 jobs report showed huge losses for all workers, regardless of race or ethnicity, history is clear that different groups experience downturns with significantly differing intensities.
How Much Would Each State Receive Through the Coronavirus State Fiscal Relief Fund in the Heroes Act?
States have critical policy choices to make: they can exacerbate inequities and damage the economy, or they can set another course.
Congress should take steps to help as many people as possible access marketplace plans at this critical time.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act included three expansions of unemployment insurance benefits.
Absent the COVID-19 pandemic, the near-term outlook for the Social Security trust funds would have changed very little in the past year.
States facing increased demands on their Medicaid programs due to COVID-19 should streamline enrollment to expedite coverage for eligible families and minimize administrative burden for overwhelmed eligibility workers.
The severity and scope of the crisis require a robust response that matches the challenge. The Pelosi package, while not perfect, steps up to the plate and provides the type of response the nation needs.
A la Isla le hacen falta más fondos federales para proporcionarle a sus habitantes el mismo acceso a la asistencia alimentaria que recibe el resto de los Estados Unidos, y para enfrentar la creciente necesidad ocasionada por el COVID-19 y por la profunda recesión económica.
As policymakers consider additional steps nationally to address the pandemic and its economic fallout, they need to take into account Puerto Rico’s unique circumstances.
Future Stimulus Should Include Immigrants and Dependents Previously Left Out, Mandate Automatic Payments
Any subsequent round of payments should extend rebates to people with modest incomes who were previously left out — an estimated 15 million people in immigrant families and 15 million older children and adult tax dependents.
Administration Should Reverse Anti-Immigrant Policies That Will Worsen Impacts of Health and Economic Crises
The COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis have hit immigrants and their families especially hard, and Trump Administration policies and rhetoric are only deepening the harm.