December 2019 Newsletter Interview: Amy Matsui and Melissa Boteach at the National Women’s Law Center

Tell us about Tax Justice is Gender Justice, the new series of reports on achieving gender and racial equity by harnessing the power of the U.S. Tax Code. How does this work fit into the National Women’s Law Center’s mission? Taxes play a fundamental and underappreciated role in women’s economic security. The tax code funds our…

Federal Courts Block “Public Charge” Regulation, but Chilling Effect Continues

In October, federal courts blocked the Trump Administration’s “public charge” regulation from taking effect. The injunction keeps current rules for applicants seeking permanent residency or a non-immigrant visa in effect while litigation continues. The chilling effect of the rule’s threat, however, is a continuing concern, and fear of the repercussions of applying for public benefits…