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May 05 2020

How the Federal COVID-19 Response Impacts New Mexico: Stimulus Checks

2020-05-21T12:42:01-06:00Economic Security Publications, Local Data, Publications, Racial and Ethnic Equity Publications|

Fact sheet Stimulus checks – also called rebates – were in one of the aid packages passed by Congress to help Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic downturn. This fact sheet looks at who gets them, how much they will receive, who is left out, and what is left to be done. (State-level data on factors of economic well-being)

May 05 2020

How the Federal COVID-19 Response Impacts New Mexico: Introduction

2020-05-21T11:50:57-06:00Economic Security Publications, Publications, Racial and Ethnic Equity Publications|

Fact sheet series introduction Congress has passed several aid packages to help Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic downturn. This series looks at what's in the aid packages, how they will impact you, your family, community and state, who was left out of the stimulus, and what should come next.

May 02 2020

Local immigrants left out of stimulus, unemployment benefits

2020-05-04T12:20:46-06:00Economic Security News Coverage, News Coverage, Racial and Ethnic Equity News Coverage|

NM Voices contends the lack of financial assistance immigrants will receive during the COVID-19 crisis will lead to a loss in economic activity in areas of the state with higher immigrant populations, exacerbating a growing economic crisis in those areas. The report lists ways immigrants are under-served during an emergency like a pandemic.

May 01 2020

Immigrants left out

2020-05-04T12:15:35-06:00Economic Security News Coverage, News Coverage, Racial and Ethnic Equity News Coverage|

NM Voices for Children and other nonprofit organizations issued a report Thursday highlighting the contributions immigrants make to society to point out the inequity of refusing relief to a group who pays state, federal and local taxes. According to the report, both documented and undocumented immigrants pay more than $996 million annually in federal, state and local taxes.

Apr 30 2020

NM’s Immigrants Mostly Left Out of COVID-19 Relief

2020-04-30T15:57:51-06:00Press Releases|

Many of New Mexico’s immigrants – including some with legal residency – have been mostly left out of ongoing state and federal relief efforts put in place to help blunt the coming recession and assist displaced workers and small business owners. That is one of the conclusions of a report released today to coincide with International Workers’ Day, which is May 1.

Apr 30 2020

Essential but Excluded

2020-05-14T16:33:10-06:00Economic Security Publications, Local Data, Publications, Racial and Ethnic Equity Publications, Tax and Budget Publications|

Report Despite the fact that immigrants work, pay taxes, and are a vital part of our economy, many were left out of the relief packages Congress passed to help blunt the coming recession and assist displaced workers and small business owners. Not only is that harmful to many New Mexico children and families, it also will impede our ability to rebuild our economy. (State- and some county-level data on selected demographics, and state-level data on immigrant tax contributions)