Center for American Progress (CAP)


Independent nonpartisan educational institute dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas and action. Based in Washington, DC.
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Primary geographic focus: NATIONAL
Organization type(s): Research/Policy/Organizing
Acronym or short name: CAP

The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan educational institute dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas and action. As progressives, we believe America is a land of boundless opportunity, where people can better themselves, their children, their families, and their communities through education, hard work, and the freedom to climb the ladder of economic mobility.



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News Story

Grab the Rent Receipts, Duck the Scams: Activists Rush to Help People Qualify for Obama Immigration Plan

Esme E. Deprez
Bloomberg
November 22, 2014
How groups are advising undocumented people how to take advantage of Barack Obama's executive action on immigration reform.

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Living with a record: How past crimes may drive job seekers into poverty

Stephen Fee
PBS News Hour
January 24, 2015
Applicants with criminal backgrounds, including those with nonviolent criminal convictions or even arrests, are increasingly being driven into poverty.



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