Public Charge Expansion Proposed Rule: A Threat to Women of Color

Publication date: 
September 2018

Reproductive justice will be attained when all people, inclusive of all immigration statuses, have the economic, social and political power and means to make decisions about their bodies, sexuality, health and families. Public charge goes against everything that reproductive justice represents. By expanding public charge, the administration is directly attacking the health and economic stability of immigrant Black, Latinx, and Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) people, families, and communities.