Food and nutrition programs are critical sources of support for families, individuals, and communities. But many immigrant families do not participate in programs which they are eligible for because of a range of immigration-related fears, misinformation, and other barriers. Supporting immigrant families’ access to federal nutrition programs is essential to addressing food insecurity.
- Learn about COVID-19 resources
- Connect Immigrant Families to Nutrition Programs
- New Data Reveal Stark Decreases in SNAP Participation Among U.S. Citizen Children Living With a Non-Citizen
- Food Over Fear: Overcoming Barriers to Connect Latinx Immigrant Families to Federal Nutrition and Food Programs
- State Food Assistance Programs: Addressing Gaps in SNAP Eligibility for Immigrants
- Get updates on Public Charge
- Read FRAC statement applauding the March 2021 rescinding of the rule
- FRAC Chat DHS Public Charge Rule Blocked: Update and What’s Next
For more on public charge see Protecting Immigrant Families Campaign resources
FRAC serves as the nutrition lead on the steering committee for the Protecting Immigrant Families Campaign (PIF). PIF’s mission is to unite to advance, protect, and defend access to health care, nutrition programs, public services and economic support for immigrants and their families at the local, state and federal level. Join PIF and its hundreds of member organizations to support this work.