Calendar of Events
Access to Public Benefits & Programs
This section contains articles, charts, manuals and other resources addressing the eligibility of immigrants for a variety of public benefit programs and other public services. Empire Justice’s Albany Office deals primarily with these issues though the Rochester and Long Island offices handle individual cases of immigrants seeking to access public benefits, primarily Medicaid. The various public benefits and services highlighted in this section include Supplemental Security Income, Food Stamps, welfare assistance, and Medicaid.
Access to Disaster Benefits for Immigrants without Status
Public Benefit Eligibility of Deferred Action "Dreamers"
Medicaid Alerts --published by the Medical Insurance and Community Services Administration (MICSA) of New York City's Department of Human Resources (HRA)
IN THE NEWS
Report Presents “Immigrant Eligibility Crosswalk” and Urges Continued Advances in Immigrant Access to Health Care as NY Implements Insurance Exchange
A Matter of Life & Death: Advocates in New York Respond to Medical Repatriation
Empire Justice Testimony Regarding New York’s State’s Draft Child Care Development Fund Plan for FFY 2014-2015
Empire Justice Testimony on New York State’s Draft Child Care Development Fund Plan for FFY 2012-2013
Legal Services Journal - Summer 2011
Legal Services Journal - Spring 2010 Issue
TRAINING AND EVENTS
Food Stamps 101
Immigration Status & Public Benefits Eligibility