Ready, Willing and Able Lessons About Moving Employable Applicants for Home Relief


This 1995 Vera report presents a myth-shattering profile of employable applicants for Home Relief in New York City and summarizes research findings about the benefits of providing affirmative employment services before applicants join the welfare rolls.


Compassion, Not Confinement

How States and Localities Can Help Ensure Humane Housing for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Awaiting Family Reunification

In the first five months of 2021, about 65,000 children were apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) after arriving in the United States unaccompanied by a parent or legal guardian. These children come to the United States seeking protection, stability, and a chance to reunite with their families, but are instead processed at federa ...

  • Shaina Aber, Lauren Esterle, Derek Loh
June 16, 2021