08 Ethnicity
 
(01/01/20 –12/31/20)
Ethnic status must be keyed on RARE for each participant. This is in addition to keying the racial status in the RACE field.
 
EXCEPTION
AZTECS does not require ethnic status for an unborn.
 
The keying of ethnic status in AZTECS only applies to Hispanic backgrounds and tribal affiliations. Complete the following:
 
Determine the Hispanic ethnic status of each participant of the budgetary unit. Key Y or N in the ETHNICITY HI field for each participant.
When Y is keyed in the AI RACE field, complete the following:
Key the applicable Tribal Code in the TRIBE field when the participant is enrolled in a federally recognized tribe (PDF 74 KB) in Arizona. Key IO in the TRIBE field when the participant is enrolled in a federally recognized tribe outside of Arizona.
Key the participant's tribal census or enrollment number in the TRIBAL CENSUS # field, when known.
 
CA EXCEPTION
When the CA applicant is potentially eligible for Hopi Tribal TANF, complete the following:
Request verification of the participant’s tribal enrollment
Approve Hopi Tribal TANF when proof of tribal enrollment is obtained and the budgetary unit is otherwise eligible
When proof of tribal enrollment is not obtained or provided, complete the following
Key PB in the Denial Closure Reason field on AFED
Send the A200
NOTE The Tribal Records Request (FAA-0061) form can be used to obtain verification of Tribal enrollment.