Swearing in ceremony for new U.S. citizens.

Organizations in Napa Valley are helping the region's legal permanent residents become citizens.

Getting to Know the New “Us”

“Hello! Please Come In!” That’s the typical welcome sign as you enter rural communities across the United States. But some rural towns and businesses now add signs that read “¡Bienvenidos!” (Spanish) and “Zoo siab txais tos!” (Hmong), among others. … [Read More...]


Percent of Tax Returns Claiming EITC

Tax returns from rural counties are slightly more likely to claim EITC. Of all returns filed in 2012, 22% of returns from rural counties claim the … [Read More...]

Rural EITC Claims by State

Families living in rural and mixed-rural counties claim $24 billion in Earned Income Tax Credits annually*. In total, 6.1 million families (about … [Read More...]

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