Legal Permanent Residents & Visa Holders
Trump Administration’s Overbroad Public Charge Definition Could Deny Those Without Substantial Means a Chance to Come to or Stay in the U.S.
The Trump Administration’s proposed public charge rule unveiled last October could result in large numbers of individuals being denied lawful permanent residence status, the ability to extend their stay, to change their status, or to enter the United States.
Proposed Public Charge Rule Would Significantly Reduce Legal Admissions and Adjustment to Lawful Permanent Resident Status of Working Class Persons
This report considers the Trump administration’s proposed rule altering when a foreign national could be found inadmissible to the United States based on public charge grounds.
Chilling Effects: The Expected Public Charge Rule and Its Impact on Legal Immigrant Families’ Public Benefits Use
This report analyzes American Community Survey data on use of public benefits to understand the potential magnitude of the draft "public charge" rule’s effects.