Access to Health Insurance for DACA Recipients with Disabilities: Regeneron Science Competition Project

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was created to allow undocumented immigrants brought here as children to apply for protection from deportation and work permits. Some states also allowed DACA recipients to enroll in Medicaid. This report provides a more detailed look at health insurance coverage status of DACA recipients, particularly those with […]

Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 18 Years, 2020

This fact sheet shows the disparities in economic hardship experienced by children in 2019. These hardships have been exacerbated during the pandemic. For more information about economic hardships experienced by young children, under age 9, please click here.

Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 9 Years, 2020

This fact sheet shows the disparities in economic hardship experienced by young children, under age 9, in 2019. These hardships have been exacerbated during the pandemic. For more information about economic hardships experienced by all children, please click here.

From Programming to Policy Change

This infographic depicts the organizational flow of policies used to help support economic mobility for low-income women and their families. The aim was to create legislative change, as well expand budgeting for various programs.

Family Resource Simulator Policy Impact Case Studies

Twenty-eight million working families and individuals rely on public benefits, such as childcare subsidies, SSI, Medicaid, SNAP, free school lunch, EITC, or free pre-K to make ends meet; however, public benefit programs sometimes penalize families as they earn more. Program administrators and policymakers have the power to improve and streamline program rules, but they need […]

Information Collection & Dissemination for Immigrant Serving Organizations

This report is the final of three that describes the social and economic needs of low-income immigrants in Suffolk and Nassau Counties, New York, commonly referred to as Long Island. It was supported by a 3-year grant from the New York State Office for New Americans (ONA) Community Navigator Program, through a subcontract with the Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN). This third and final report synthesizes […]

Plan to Improve Access to Oral Health Care for Adults with IDD in NJ

This report is the culmination of an 18-month New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities (NJCDD) research grant awarded to Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) to identify barriers to oral health and health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and to develop a […]

Do States’ Immigrant-Friendly Policies Improve Health of Children of Immigrants?

This study examines the health impacts of local and state immigration-related policies that support undocumented immigrants and their families. The research question we sought to answer in this study was “Do sanctuary policies and driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants increase the chances that children of these immigrants receive adequate medical and dental care?” We focused […]

Low-income Immigrants in Long Island

This report is the second of three that describes the social and economic needs of low-income immigrants in Suffolk and Nassau Counties, New York, commonly referred to as Long Island. It was supported by a grant from the New York State Office of New Americans (ONA) Community Navigator Program, through a subcontract with the Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN). […]

Immigrant Children’s Access to Health and Human Services

Learn about our Making Work Supports Work project. Changes in U.S. immigration policy and enforcement priorities since January 2017 have led more mixed-status immigration families to live in a climate of fear and anxiety. In October 2018, the Trump administration proposed to use executive rule-making authority to change the definition of ‘public charge’ from someone […]