08 Ethnicity
 
(07/01/10 –09/30/10)
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.
 
For the purposes of FAA program determination, ethnic status 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 Native American is enrolled in a tribe recognized as an Arizona Native American tribe. Key IO in the TRIBE field when the Native American is enrolled in a tribe not recognized as an Arizona Native American tribe.
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, Pascua Yaqui, Salt River Pima, or White Mountain Apache Tribal TANF, complete the following:
Request verification of the participant’s tribal enrollment or pending enrollment
NOTE For Pascua Yaqui, verification of pending enrollment is not acceptable
Approve Tribal TANF when proof of tribal enrollment is obtained and the budgetary unit is otherwise eligible
When proof of tribal enrollment or pending enrollment is not obtained or provided, complete the following
Key PB in the Denial Closure Reason field on AFED
Send the A200
 
Key NE in the TRIBAL CENSUS # field or leave the field blank when the participant is not an enrolled member of a tribe.