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Blog Post
September 10, 2019

The Trump administration has launched its most far-reaching attack on immigrants to date in the guise of a seemingly innocuous regulatory change: the revised “public charge” rule. When the new rule goes into effect on October 15, barring delays due to litigation, immigrants accessing programs that help them meet basic needs, such as food, housing, and health care, can be denied a green card, and individuals deemed likely to use these programs can be denied admission to the United States.

Statement
June 27, 2019
The logos of Philanthropy California and Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees. Posted to accompany the organizations' joint statement, The Supreme Court of the United States Temporarily Blocks Citizenship Question; Our Fight for an Accurate Count Continues.

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States blocked, for now, the citizenship question from being added to the 2020 Census. While this decision is an important victory for fairness, justice, and democracy, there is still significant work ahead to ensure a fair and accurate count of all Californians – and the future of our state.

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