Impact of Immigration Enforcement

On behalf of APHSA's member network, our President and CEO Tracy Wareing Evans released a statement on the conditions and care of migrant children in federal government custody. Read Statement »

We know that health and human services agency leaders are developing and refining plans on how to best support children and families impacted by immigration enforcement systems and APHSA seeks to continue to support that work on an ongoing basis. The following offers a number of recommendations and resources focused on preparing the workforce, mitigating harm to children, understanding the legal parameters, etc. Read Recommendations »

The “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds” rule establishes how the Department of Homeland Security can deny an alien admission, change in status, or extension of stay in the United States for being a public charge. The following addresses frequently asked questions about the updated public charge rule. (Updated as of October 11) Read FAQ »

Earlier this year, APHSA contributed to a report from the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) exploring approaches for developing special policies and practices for working with children in immigrant families. Read Report »

2019 News & Highlights

APHSA Announces Recipients of 2019 ISM Awards of Excellence – September 23, 2019

ISM Technology For A Cause Benefits Hunger Task Force – September 21, 2019

APHSA President and CEO Tracy Wareing Evans Selected as a Fellow by the National Academy of Public Administration – September 20, 2019

New Report Finds Changing Work Schedules Linked to Problems for Children's Health and Well-Being – July 31, 2019

Jennifer Walthall, Frank Alexander, Pankaj Bhanot, and Robert Doar Receive 2019 APHSA Member Awards – May 22, 2019

Natalie Williams Joins APHSA as OE Consultant – March 19, 2019

During the partial government shutdown earlier this year, we shared our insight.

2018 News & Highlights

APHSA Reacts to House JOBS for Success Act – July 24, 2018

APHSA Issues Statement on Separation and Detainment of Children and Families at US Border – June 28, 2018

Kelly Harder, Rodney Adams, Will Lightbourne, and Marc Cherna Named as Recipients of 2018 APHSA Member Awards – May 8, 2018

APHSA Reacts to 2018 Farm Bill – May 2, 2018

APHSA to Release Five Year Strategic Plan at 2018 National Health and Human Services Summit – April 30, 2018

A National Imperative: Joining Forces to Strengthen Human Services in America, an APHSA report released in January 2018 made waves in the news. Read the additional coverage the report received:

APHSA Annual Reports

For additional APHSA announcements and highlights check out our 2018 Annual Report and 2017 Annual Report.