How Federal Policy Made Hunger Worse

Inequity for Marshallese Migrants in the Food Safety Net Every Arkansan should have access to adequate and nutritious food. But all too often, our “safety net” programs leave out the ones who need it most. For example, people born in the Marshall Islands are left out of the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP is […]

Fact Sheet: Marshallese Families and the Affordable Care Act

Arkansas is home to one of the largest populations of Marshallese individuals in the world — people who were born in the Republic of the Marshall Islands but moved here for employment and to have a better life. They are free to travel, work, attend school and live in the United States under a Compact […]

Critical Generation: Improving the Well-Being of Children of Immigrants in Arkansas

Critical Generation: Improving the Well Being of Children of Immigrants in Arkansas Any discussion of Arkansas’s future is incomplete without understanding the challenges faced by children in immigrant families. They account for the majority of growth in Arkansas’ child population in the last decade. This new population, mostly Hispanic and almost all U.S. citizens, presents […]