Resource | Policy Memos | 2010-5
Payments to Certain Filipino World War II Veterans - Exclusion from Income and Resources

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) (Public Law 111-5) created the Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund for certain veterans, or surviving spouses of veterans, who served in the military of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II. Section 1002(c) of Public Law 111-5 directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide one time payments of up to $15,000 to eligible persons.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2010-4
Haitian Refugees in the WIC Program

This policy memorandum provides guidance in response to WIC State agency questions concerning certification of refugees evacuated to the United States as a result of the recent earthquake in Haiti.