The rule would slash benefits for those families that do not quite meet the program's poverty threshold, but are still food insecure.
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A new study estimates that as many as 8.3 million kids are at risk of losing their benefits.
The roughly 40 million Americans who use food assistance programs are also helping to create jobs.
A new memo could have a chilling effect on both family-based immigration and participation in public-benefit programs.
Amid attacks on several food security programs from the Trump administration, this proposed change could ignite yet another debate about where we draw the line.
New analysis of federal data shows the largest single-year decrease in WIC's history. Participation is down in SNAP and the school lunch program too.
Experts believe the change would result in more low-income families going without food assistance.
Here's what the change could mean for food security among SNAP participants.
In a letter, the lawmakers urge the USDA to reconsider a proposed rule that would make it harder for able-bodied adults without children to receive food assistance.
SNAP has become more vulnerable under Trump. Alabama's law could test how far the administration is willing to go to destabilize the program.
But it's hard to say exactly how harmful, as there are only scant data points available.
The vast majority of poor, able-bodied adults without dependents using SNAP are employed—and for those who aren't, cracking down on benefits is not likely to help.
Some Americans feel government shutdowns more acutely than others.
After a fierce partisan fight, Congress has reached an agreement on SNAP, forestry, and conservation programs.
A political scientist says restrictions on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program could see challenges in 2019.
Negotiators are one step closer to a bill funding crucial food assistance and agriculture programs.
The rule will impede family-based immigration, but its perceived effects are already widespread—and perhaps even more dangerous.
Fear of repercussions is keeping immigrant families from using public benefit programs like the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children.
The current farm bill expired on Sunday, putting the debate over key USDA programs that protect public health and the environment on hold.
An immigration law expert explains why a proposed "public charge" rule is fostering an environment of fear.
The Trump administration wants to keep out immigrants who burden the American taxpayer. How big is that burden really?
A new report confirms that, while SNAP recipients do indeed work, they may still be hurt by work requirements.
In her new book, political scientist Suzanne Mettler asks: How can the U.S. government provide so much, yet still be the object of such derision?