Quick Facts

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      Child support collections through the MSFIDM program in 2012

      Collections through the federal Multistate Financial Institution Data Match program voluntarily reported by states.

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      Passport Denial child support collections in 2012

      Voluntarily reported by states, a 7 percent increase over 2011.

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      States and territories participate in the federal Insurance Match

      The federal Insurance Match program matches with 22 state workers’ compensation agencies, 775 insurers, and the U.S. Department of Labor to collect child support.

    • Illustration of hand, palm side up, holding text $2.2 billion

      Federal offset child support collections in 2012

      From the federal tax refund offset and administrative offset programs combined  

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      Girls become pregnant by age 20

      The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy is hosting an interactive quiz through May to raise awareness among teens. 

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      Operate comprehensive tribal child support programs

      Ten more tribes are receiving funding to put a program in place.

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      Three states each have more than a million veterans

      Do you know your veteran population?  Check out this infographic from the Census Bureau.

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      High school students experience physical abuse from a dating partner each year

      Research also shows that the birth of a child, establishing a child support order, and enforcement activity can trigger violence.  See National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month to help.

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      Young adult couples report some type of relationship violence

      Check out Child Trends' research brief, Relationship Violence Among Young Adult Couples, for a description of the study.