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An estimated 390,000 Texans might lose access to food stamps under new Trump policy

One of the proposed rule changes could make SNAP recipients ineligible if their vehicles are valued at more than $4,650.

Vanessa Wilson uses SNAP Food Benefits to afford healthy groceries for Najaia "Jaja" Free, her 10-year-old daughter diagnosed with type one diabetes. Portrait taken on Dec. 12, 2019.
After making extra money using Lyft, Wilson’s SUV broke down and charges the computer at home manually. She borrows other members of the community’s vehicles to pick up groceries and run errands. Seen on Dec. 12, 2019.

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