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The Immigration Policy Lab (IPL) at Stanford University recently completed a nationwide study examining the distribution of immigration legal services providers (ISPs). Their work analyzes where low-income immigrant populations live in relation to ISPs, which provide critical services for immigrants, like helping them with complicated legal processes related to living and working in the U.S....
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Last week, the federal government passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This legislation is the third in a series of bills in response to the worsening COVID-19 pandemic. The first two bills taken together focused on critical prevention and treatment, free COVID-19 testing, and temporary paid sick and family leave policies…

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The COVID-19 pandemic provides a unique challenge for governments. Not only is it a public health crisis of historic proportions, but also the subsequent economic recession will necessitate genuinely massive investments across the economy. It’s too early to tell what the ultimate impact will be in terms of lives lost and livelihoods ruined, but the…

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Getting to college is a huge challenge, but for many students, having the basics to get by once they’re attending school is a significant barrier. Specifically, food and housing insecurity affects millions of college students every year. Food insecurity is a disruption of normal eating patterns resulting from a lack of money or other resources,…

Education

Over 20 million children rely on free and reduced-cost meals at school. During the summer months, the federal government funds programs so these children have access to meals while school is not in session. The two main summer–meal programs, the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Seamless Summer Option and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)…