In October 2018, after months of anticipation, the administration published a ... charge rule would have “chilling effects” on low-income immigrant families by discouraging them from applying for and receiving public ...
September 27, 2018
One-Third of U.S.-Born Citizens Would Struggle to Meet Standard of Extreme Trump Rule for Immigrants
... new draft proposed rule from President Trump’s Department of Homeland Security would create a harsh new standard for immigration officials to decide whether to let immigrants lawfully in the United States stay here and let those seeking legal entry come and ...
What is Public Charge? Part of federal immigration law for over a hundred years, the “public charge” ... making a “public charge” determination. This would force immigrant families to make an impossible choice between meeting basic needs and ... values. How you live your life and contribute to your community should define you in this country, not how you look or how much money ...
September 22, 2018
DHS Announces New Proposed Immigration Rule to Enforce Long-Standing Law that Promotes Self-Sufficiency and Protects American Taxpayers
WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a proposed rule that will clearly define ... to admission of aliens to the United States has a long history in U.S. immigration law, appearing at least as far back as the ... will implement a law passed by Congress intended to promote immigrant self-sufficiency and protect finite resources by ensuring that they ...
Analysis, Funding Recommendations
On Saturday, DHS posted on its website the text of its much-anticipated proposed rule re-defining public charge. Stemming ... intending immigrant’s current and estimated income, job history, job skills, health status, assets, and their current or past history ...
... address food insecurity and poverty by making it harder for immigrant families to access a range of nutrition, health, and housing benefits that are essential to our nation’s ...
October 18, 2018
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
What Funders Need to Know About "Public Charge:" An Analysis of the Published Rule and How Funders Can Take Action
... change to our nation’s immigration policy in decades. Immigrant families who use any type of public benefits, from medical care to food assistance to housing support, ...
... Under the proposed rule, officials would newly consider use of certain previously excluded programs, including Medicaid, the Supplemental ... in participation in Medicaid and other programs among legal immigrant families and their primarily U.S.-born children beyond those directly ...
September 28, 2018
... Trump administration tried to bury its latest attack on U.S. immigrant communities even deeper—by announcing it on a Saturday night. ... abroad). The new rule would significantly expand the list of benefits immigration officials would consider when determining whether or ...
October 3, 2018
... immigration from “lower-income, less educated people in countries like China, Mexico, and Cuba,” according to Vox. The ... students). It would dramatically slow down the process of who can enter the country thanks to additional government scrutiny. It would ...
... charge policy is applied today The current definition of “public charge” is a person who has become or is likely to become ... ability, less than a high school education, a poor credit history, and other factors. The proposed test would make it much more difficult ...
May 28, 2019
On May 10th, the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) proposed a new rule to restrict immigrant access to federal housing assistance. We oppose any restriction to ... Administration to withdraw this proposal and to work with community, nonprofit, philanthropic, public and private sector leaders, to ...