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August 24, 2021 | Freddy Mejia

Es Hora de Cubrir a Todos Los Niños

Todos los niños deben de tener la oportunidad de un comienzo saludable, y eso incluye tener acceso a una cobertura...
July 29, 2021 | Katie Zhang

As a State of Many Languages, Virginia Needs Language Access

Public resources should be easily accessible to everyone who needs it, regardless of the language they speak. According to 2019...
May 10, 2021 | Freddy Mejia

It’s Time to Cover All Kids

Every child should have every opportunity for a healthy start, and that includes having access to comprehensive health coverage. Unfortunately,...
January 28, 2021 | Freddy Mejia

For Today and Tomorrow: Increasing Health Coverage for Undocumented Virginians

COVID-19 has reminded us that our health and well-being are highly intertwined with that of our neighbors, and that our...
October 27, 2020 | Laura Goren

Woven Together: The State of Immigrants in Virginia’s Economy

Virginia’s workforce is one of the most highly educated and highest earning in the nation and forms the backbone of...
October 14, 2020 | The Commonwealth Institute

Virginia Needs an Updated Budget to Address Economic and Health Challenges

A lot has changed since April when legislators approved a state budget amid significant uncertainty. After six months, we have...
October 1, 2020 | Chris Wodicka

This Recession is Different: Hardship among Asian American Communities and the Need for State Policy Solutions

The economy shows some signs of recovering from the worst of the pandemic-driven recession, yet the share of working people...
August 10, 2020 | The Commonwealth Institute

Video: It’s Time to Dismantle Virginia’s “40-Quarter Rule”

The U.S. government requires that lawful permanent residents–immigrants with legal status–reside in the country for five years in order to...
July 29, 2020 | Laura Goren

Un perfil de nuestros vecinos inmigrantes en Hampton Roads

En Hampton Roads hay alrededor de 106.682 inmigrantes. Los virginianos nacidos en el extranjero constituyen el 7% de los residentes de la región, un porcentaje inferior al de la población nacida fuera del estado (13%) y a la media nacional del 14%. Visto de otra manera, casi 1 de cada 10 de las personas que viven en Hampton Roads han nacido en el extranjero. Además, el 40% de los inmigrantes de la región residen en Virginia Beach.
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