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Blog Post
December 5, 2018
By targeting SNAP, the expanded “public charge” rule could worsen food insecurity

It’s deeply concerning that the administration’s proposed expansion of the “public charge” rule targets the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the primary federal nutrition program that helps millions of low-income people and families put food on the table each month.

Blog Post
December 4, 2018
Proposed public charge rule could erode health insurance coverage gains among citizen children with noncitizen parents

The proposed public charge rule is likely to discourage some immigrant families from seeking public health insurance coverage through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for their children, the majority of whom are US citizens.  

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