Trump Budget Takes an Axe to Native Housing Allocations

Trump Budget Takes an Axe to Native Housing Allocations

Indian Country Today, News Report, Mark Fogarty, Posted: Mar 21, 2017

The cuts to Indian housing would be proportionally more than to HUD as a whole, which the new budget slashes by $6 billion or about 13 percent.


Ballot Measure Seeks to Stem Rising Youth Homelessness in LA


Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Ben Novotny, Posted: Mar 06, 2017

Measure H would raise the sales tax by a quarter of a cent in order to fund medical, housing, and employment needs of people who are homeless.


Lawmakers Urge Low-Income Households to Take Advantage of CA Earned Income Tax Credit


New America Media, News Report, Eric Licas, Posted: Feb 21, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of low-income families in California qualify for the tax credit, but they have to file their taxes to receive it.

#DayWithoutImmigrants Goes Viral


La Opinion, News Report, Posted: Feb 16, 2017

The call for February 16 to be "A Day Without Immigrants" has gone viral on Facebook and Twitter.

Chicago's Lax Enforcement of Minimum Wage Hike Leaves Workers in the Lurch


Chicago Reporter, News Report, Posted: Feb 08, 2017

Unlike in other cities, no new resources have been dedicated to policing new labor ordinances in Chicago, resulting in toothless oversight and few options for underpaid workers to recoup wages.


Ending DACA Would Leave Hole in Economy, Study Says


VoiceWaves/New America Media, News Report, Justin Covington, Posted: Feb 03, 2017

Studies show that Pres. Trump's ending the DACA exemption for young undocumented Dreamers would cost the U.S. economically.


Remembering a Devastating Flood, and Preparing Immigrant Communities for Climate Change


Ajabu Africa, News Feature, Harrison Maina, Posted: Feb 01, 2017

As they had been sleeping, rising floodwaters from the river had poured into their apartment complex, following days of torrential rain.

Mass Deportations Would Impoverish US Families and Create Immense Social Costs


CMS, News Report, Posted: Jan 31, 2017

The nation’s housing market would be jeopardized because a high percentage of the 2.4 million mortgages held by households with undocumented immigrants would be in peril.

Facts: Trump’s Muslim Ban Doesn’t Include Countries He Has a Business Interest In


The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 29, 2017

In fact, the Cato Institute reports that “Foreigners from those seven [banned] nations have killed zero Americans in terrorist attacks on U.S. soil between 1975 and the end of 2015,” according to the New York Times.


Mexico Hits Trump's Wall


New America Media, News Analysis, Louis E. V. Nevaer, Posted: Jan 26, 2017

As recently as October 2016 Mexico's ambassador was confident Donald Trump would not be elected president.

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