Legal Permanent Residents & Visa Holders

August 2019
News
Commentary
Migration Policy Institute logo, which features two triangular leg like shapes on a green square background with their acronym to the right and name across the bottom. Accompanies their commentary, Millions Will Feel Chilling Effects of U.S. Public-Charge Rule That Is Also Likely to Reshape Legal Immigration.
The public-charge rule issued this week by the Trump administration will have profound effects on legal admissions to the United States and on use of public benefits by millions of legal noncitizens and the U.S. citizens with whom they live.
November 2018
News
Commentary
A New “Public Charge” Rule Affecting Immigrants Has Major Implications for Medicaid
The Trump administration recently published its long-anticipated proposed “public charge” rule, which carries enormous implications for Medicaid and immigrants enrolled in the program.
October 2018
News
Commentary
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. 
September 2018
News
Commentary
A commentary on the "proposed" public charge rule change and its impacts on a broad range of public benefits.
August 2018
News
Commentary
Through the Back Door: Remaking the Immigration System via the Expected “Public-Charge” Rule
A commentary on the broader impacts on the noncitizen population of the proposed "public charge" rule changes. 
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