Immigrants Fear Using Nutrition, Health ProgramsSeptember 12, 2018 |
by Suzanne Gamboa
AUSTIN, Texas — Before President Donald Trump was elected, Marlene saw the food stamps her children received as a way to feed them healthy meals. After Trump’s election, the $300 a month from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for her 14-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son became a source of sickening worry. This spring, she stopped using the program altogether.