October 10, 2018

Today, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) sent a letter signed by 90 bipartisan mayors from 29 states and the District of Columbia to DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen calling on her to drop the proposed expansion of the “public charge” rule

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October 3, 2018
Trump scare tactic: Keep immigrants from green cards if they receive welfare

The Trump administration announced a new, far-reaching regulation that appears clear-cut on paper: prevent immigrants from obtaining visas or green cards if they are likely to receive Medicaid, food stamps, housing benefits, or other government subsidies is only half the story. 

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September 22, 2018

Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a proposed rule that will ensure that those seeking to enter and remain in the United States  can support themselves financially and will not be reliant on public benefits.

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September 12, 2018
“We Can’t Count on Washington”: A California Funder Preps for the 2020 Census

A public health funder based in California just kicked in $10 million to aid the state’s $90 million efforts to get a fair and accurate census count in 2020. The count determines the destination of federal dollars, the breakdown of representation in Washington and even influences where private investments flow.


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