... Trump administration has been working to reduce family-based immigration to the United States and limit legal immigrants’ use of public ... the potential for a major back-door overhaul of the legal immigration system by imposing new standards that would fall most heavily on ...
August 1, 2018
... proposed rule that could have wide-reaching effects on legal immigration to the United States and lead to a sharp drop in use of public ... analysis are:
Based on the experience of the 1990s immigration and welfare reforms, it is reasonable to expect that the rule will ...
... care, and housing assistance programs for fear of potential immigration consequences, as well as radically reshape how we admit future ... other qualified staff to help immigrants make determinations about what actions they should take in their specific situations. As community ...
Funding Recommendations, Issue Brief
... The rule puts the country on a path towards a profoundly new immigration system — while Congress sits on the sideline. The change could reduce family-based immigration from “lower-income, less educated people in countries like China, ...
October 3, 2018
... the final public charge rule, which makes it easier for immigration officials to deny applications for permanent residency (green ...
August 19, 2019
... In light of efforts by anti-immigrant activists to link immigration with infectious disease, the PIF Campaign prefers to focus ...
This issue brief discusses how the Trump administration's proposed changes to the public charge rule would negatively impact disabled immigrants.
The Boston Foundation issued a statement expressing their opposition to the proposed changes to the "public charge" rule.
September 25, 2018
... of Homeland Security would create a harsh new standard for immigration officials to decide whether to let immigrants lawfully in the ... legal entry come and rejoin family. Under the proposed rule, immigration officials could turn away lawfully residing immigrants seeking to ...
September 27, 2018
As coronavirus fears sweep the nation, people are taking cautionary measures against the disease it causes, Covid-19, but low-income immigrant communities are not always able to make such accomodations.
March 13, 2020
Today, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) sent a letter signed by 90 bipartisan mayors from 29 states and the District of Columbia to DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen calling on her to drop the proposed expansion of the “public charge” rule
October 10, 2018
... providers, and funders in rejecting this harmful immigration policy that departs from longstanding immigration policy in place for nearly two decades. The final rule in ...
August 15, 2019
... welcoming immigrants. It would radically reshape our legal immigration system, putting the wealthy at the front of the line, ahead of ... afraid to seek programs that support basic needs. With about one in four children having at least one immigrant parent, this issue ...
October 10, 2018
... assistance. As drafted, the rule departs from longstanding immigration policy by making it more likely for certain immigrants to be deemed ... what housing and homelessness advocates should know about the most recent draft public charge rule and how they can be involved in ...
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
... ) on issues at the intersection of tax credit access, immigration status, and racial and ethnic equity. Although the EITC is no ... with Kevin Douglas, Director of National Programs at GCIR, about the latest developments, how the public charge rule fits into the larger ...
September 12, 2019
... the Office for Management and Budget, aims to curtail family immigration by punishing low-income families for participating in health and ... supports for immigrants and their families. Join us to learn about specific ways in which funders can respond to this newest development on ...
April 19, 2018
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
... 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 ...
... Security is proposing a rule to undermine a longstanding immigration provision relating to the use of federal public benefits, such as ... how the proposed DHS rule to re-make the "public charge" immigration provision would result in discouraging many eligible immigrants ...
The public charge rule will lead to decreased participation in certain programs that will contribute to more uninsured individuals and negatively affect the health and financial stability of families and the growth and healthy development of their children.