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Why Immigration Reform Is Good for All

Seven people from the United We Dream immigration reform group wait to be arrested Black Americans have no reason to fear job losses from the promised White House protections for undocumented immigrant families.

By Sam Fulwood III | Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Asset Limits Are a Barrier to Economic Security and Mobility

family pantry article icon Issue Brief It is long past due to reform asset limits for safety net programs that work at odds with the goals of family economic security and mobility.

By Rebecca Vallas and Joe Valenti | Wednesday, September 10, 2014

An Integrated Strategy to Advance Middle East Stability

Brian Katulis, Hardin Lang, and Vikram Singh argue that combating ISIS in Iraq and Syria will require a concerted diplomatic and security strategy in coordination with U.S. allies around the world.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

As More Households Rent, How Can We Encourage Them to Save?

contemplating real-estate documents article icon Issue Brief Drawing on the most successful elements of previous efforts is the key to designing strong and effective renter savings programs.

By David M. Abromowitz and Sarah Edelman | Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Defeating ISIS: An Integrated Strategy to Advance Middle East Stability

Syria article icon Issue Brief Combating the extremist group in Iraq and Syria will require a concerted diplomatic and security strategy in coordination with U.S. allies around the world.

By Brian Katulis, Hardin Lang, and Vikram Singh | Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Promoting Access and Success for All Students

Antoinette Flores explores why several colleges and universities have had greater success than others in graduating both students of color and low-income students.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

How Public Universities Can Promote Access and Success for All Students

Student studying article icon Issue Brief Several colleges and universities have greater success than others graduating students of color and low-income students, as well as closing gaps across demographics, which offers a promising model for other higher-education institutions.

By Antoinette Flores | Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Infographic: The Ripple Effect of the Hobby Lobby Decision

rippleAllowing corporate religious liberty to trump employees’ religious liberty can lead to a cascade of poor health outcomes for the nation.

By Donna Barry, Laura E. Durso, and Chester Hawkins, with Amelia Esenstad and Hannah Hussey | Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Engaging Youth Voters Beyond Marriage Equality

youth voter article icon Issue Brief Findings from a poll of young pro-marriage-equality voters illuminate ways that future progressive campaigns can be responsive to youth voices.

By Hannah Hussey and Sarah Audelo | Monday, September 8, 2014

The Need For More and Better Jobs

Adam Hersh writes on the concentration of new jobs in low-wage industries.

Monday, September 8, 2014

The United States Needs More and Better Jobs

UnemploymentNearly 40 percent of new jobs concentrated in low-wage industries.

By Adam Hersh | Friday, September 5, 2014

The FHA Distressed Asset Stabilization Program

Sarah Edelman, Julia Gordon, and Aashna Desai provide recommendations for how the Federal Housing Administration can better help neighborhoods and homeowners while still saving money for taxpayers.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Is the FHA Distressed Asset Stabilization Program Meeting Its Goals?

row houses book_alt2 icon Report On DASP’s two-year anniversary, CAP provides recommendations for how the Federal Housing Administration can better help neighborhoods and homeowners while still saving money for taxpayers.

By Sarah Edelman, Julia Gordon, and Aashna Desai | Friday, September 5, 2014

Accountable Care States

cash and pills book_alt2 icon Report In order to control health care costs, states should have the option to become “Accountable Care States” that are accountable for health care costs, the quality of care, and access to care—with sizable financial rewards for keeping overall costs low.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Controlling Climate Change and Expanding Job Opportunities

Effectively mitigating climate change requires identifying exactly how the United States will transform its energy economy to attain international goals to help protect our climate.

Thursday, September 4, 2014