What is Public Charge?
Part of federal immigration law for over a hundred years, the “public charge” test is ... fundamentally change who we are as a nation—transforming us from a country that welcomes people who plan to work hard and achieve a ... strong and productive, and raise children who thrive. With about one in four children having at least one immigrant parent, this issue ...
... of using benefits in the future.
Beyond reducing future immigration numbers, there is widespread concern this revised public charge ... release of a final public charge rule. They find that:
About one in seven adults in immigrant families (13.7 percent) reported ...
... assistance without fear that doing so will harm their immigration cases. If this rule is finalized, we can no longer offer that ... a green card, extend or change their temporary status in the US.
Key points from the proposed rule
It dramatically changes the ...
Analysis, Funding Recommendations
A summary of some of the more important changes in the proposed "public charge" rule and how CLINIC plans to respond.
An analysis by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation of how the proposed "public charge" rule overhaul will impact immigrants' health coverage.
An analysis of impact on immigrant hunger of the proposed public charge rule that was posted on the Department of Homeland Security’s website in late September.