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NLIRH: Burden of Government Shutdown Falls on Trump Administration’s Inaction

Washington, D.C. — Congress has until midnight Friday, January 19th to pass a Continuing Resolution bill that would fund the government until mid-February. Failure to pass the short-term spending bill will lead to a government shutdown. Nina Esperanza Serrianne, policy analyst for the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH), issued the following statement:

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NLIRH Condemns Trump Administration for Blocking Jane Moe From Access to Abortion Care

Washington, D.C. — The Trump Administration is blocking Jane Moe, an undocumented minor in the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, from getting an abortion. This is the fourth time in four months that the Trump Administration has been taken to court for blocking an unaccompanied minor from exercising her right to get an abortion. As in previous cases, Jane Moe was forced to visit a fake health center in an attempt to shame her and coerce her against having an abortion.

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NLIRH: Medicaid Work Requirements Are An Attack Against Women of Color

Washington, D.C. — The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (CMS) announced Thursday that states may impose work requirements as a condition of Medicaid eligibility for many adults, threatening coverage for millions of individuals and families with low-incomes.  This unprecedented attack on the over fifty-year program will disproportionately impact women and communities of color.  Almost two-thirds (62 percent) of those who would lose Medicaid coverage due to work requirements are women.

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NLIRH condena la decisión de poner fin al estatus de protección temporal para 200.000 Salvadoreños

Washington, D.C. — Hoy, el Secretario de Seguridad Nacional anunció la decisión de poner fin al Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) para 200.000 salvadoreños. La designación de TPS terminará para El Salvador el 9 de septiembre de 2019. En los últimos cuatro meses, la Administración de Trump también puso fin a las protecciones de TPS para los hondureños, los nicaragüenses y los haitianos. Margie Del Castillo, directora de campo y defensa del Instituto Nacional de Latinas para la Salud Reproductiva, emitió la siguiente declaración:

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NLIRH Condemns Decision to End Temporary Protected Status for 200,000 Salvadorans

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced the decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 200,000 Salvadorans. TPS designation will end for El Salvador on Sept. 9, 2019. In the past four months the Trump Administration also ended TPS protections for Hondurans, Nicaraguans, and Haitians. Margie Del Castillo, Director of Field and Advocacy for the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, issued the following statement:

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NLIRH Applauds Judge's Decision to Temporarily Block Attack on Birth Control

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For Immediate Release
Friday, December 22, 2017

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House and Senate Pass Life-Threatening Tax Bill Into Law, Sealing the Fate of Millions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House and Senate passed a tax bill that provides tax cuts for the wealthy on the backs of families with low-incomes and communities of color, who will be the most affected by the upcoming changes. Additionally, the tax bill’s repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate threatens 13 million people to lose insurance coverage by 2025. This mandate repeal will cause the cost of insurance to rise approximately 10 percent in 2019, creating an average monthly premium for consumers of $1,990.

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Jane Poe & Jane Roe Released From ORR Custody, Free to Access Abortion Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Earlier this week, a federal judge granted the American Civil Liberties Union's request for a temporary restraining order to prevent the Trump administration from blocking two young immigrant women from obtaining abortions. The stay was lifted for Jane Poe, one of the women, allowing her to proceed with her abortion care. In the case of Garza v. Hargan, the U.S. government announced Tuesday it would also release Jane Roe to access her abortion.

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NLIRH and Reproductive Justice Partners Deliver Over 100 Signatures Demanding Congress Pass A Clean Dream Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH), National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF), Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity (URGE), and In Our Own Voice (IOOV) delivered a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi demanding Congress to pass a clean Dream Act by the end of this year to guarantee the reproductive freedom of over 800,000 undocumented young people.

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NLIRH Condemns Congress For Passing Life-Threatening Tax Bill

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For Immediate Release
Saturday, December 2, 2017

Elianne Ramos
Phone: (646) 795-6284
Email: Elianne@latinainstitute.org

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