Fewer on Food Stamps, but Hunger Persists

“Ken Regal, executive director of Just Harvest, a Pittsburgh anti-hunger organization, tells The American Prospect that after the draft order (which was leaked to the Post), ‘the [immigrant] applications we handled plummeted to zero. Most of the people in that category were undocumented parents of citizen children.’ He adds that many Pittsburgh-based immigrant organizations advised their clients not to apply for SNAP and stopped sending people to Just Harvest, and with good reason….”

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Publish Date: 09-15-2017

News Outlet: The American Prospect

Author: Kalena Thomhave

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