How some American foster children become undocumented adults
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Consumer prices tick up. Plus, we look at how some foster children struggle to find work or housing due to the difficulty of obtaining their identifying documents once they turn 18.
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When American-born children age out of foster care without identifying documents like birth certificates and state ID cards, their financial futures can be at stake.
The "free file" program is controversial because it's run by the same private companies that make money on tax preparation.
David Brancaccio Host
Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director