Jul 25 2019

Five things to know about the 2019 Census test

2021-08-30T12:37:11-06:00Human Rights/Civic Participation Publications, Publications, Racial and Ethnic Equity Publications|

Fact Sheet The 2020 Census has been in the news mostly because of the citizenship question (which, hopefully, has finally been resolved). There's been much less news coverage over the routine pre-census test, which has already started. The Census Bureau is sending out test forms and some of those forms include the citizenship question. Confused? Here are five things you need to know about the census test.

Oct 10 2018

Proposed changes to public charge: What you need to know

2021-08-27T12:30:02-06:00Economic Security Publications, Health Publications, Human Rights/Civic Participation Publications, Publications|

Fact Sheet Rumors about proposed rule changes on the use of public benefits and immigration applications have many immigrants and their families worried about using programs like WIC, SNAP (food stamps), Medicaid, and energy assistance. Do not give up important benefits that your family needs, like food assistance and health care, based on rumors and fear. Be informed so you can make the right choice for you and your family.

Apr 19 2012

Analysis: Voter Photo ID Laws are Costly

2023-02-14T11:26:21-07:00Economic Security Publications, Human Rights/Civic Participation Publications, Local Data, Publications, Racial and Ethnic Equity Publications|

Policy Brief Implementing a photo ID requirement for voters could cost New Mexico $3.5 million over three years. Because investigations by the New Mexico Secretary of State’s Office have found very little in the way of voter fraud, such legislation is more likely an attempt at voter suppression. (State-level data on the cost of implementing voter ID requirements.)

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