Characteristics of Childless Unemployed Adult and Legal Immigrant Food Stamp Participants: Fiscal Year 1995
This report provides a baseline snapshot of those potentially affected by the work requirements and restrictions on benefits to legal immigrants who were receiving benefits prior to the enactment of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. It provides counts of those potentially affected by the reforms and it provides detailed demographic and economic characteristics of those individuals.
This report is a useful first step for those interested in better understanding the circumstances of the populations affected by these changes. It also provides a baseline for future comparisons.