One in seven children in the U.S. are living in poverty. But help could soon be on the way for roughly 39 million households. Starting in July, many parents will be able to start collecting direct monthly payments from the child tax credit, instead of waiting until the end of the year. That could mean up to $300 per child each month, to use however they think is best. As a family in New Mexico tells us, that could be life changing for many.



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