... immigrant families in response to restrictive federal immigration and safety net policies, but policies like the new “public ... benefits would affect their or their family member’s immigration status, but very small shares reported getting information on the ...
... The rule puts the country on a path towards a profoundly new immigration system — while Congress sits on the sideline. The change could ... considers additional factors including age, health, education and skills.
The rule’s immediate aim is to start scaring ...
October 3, 2018
... to enter the U.S., as well as who is allowed to adjust their immigration status. It has been rightly noted that changes to the public charge ... immigrants with U.S. citizen children in public K-12 education are 9.5 percent less likely to get free or reduced-price school meals ...
... recently finalized “public charge” rule directs immigration officials to reject applications from individuals who seek to ... provides only a narrow window into the ways in which immigration has been a positive force for our nation.
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
... care, and housing assistance programs for fear of potential immigration consequences, as well as radically reshape how we admit future ... the short term, resourcing the field to engage in community education and outreach, as well as bolstering legal services screening capacity ...
Funding Recommendations, Issue Brief
... of aliens to the United States has a long history in U.S. immigration law, appearing at least as far back as the Immigration Act of 1882. ... health, family status, assets, resources, financial status, education and skills.
In making this determination, DHS is proposing to ...
September 22, 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 ... for children, the elderly, persons with lower levels of education and/or limited English proficiency, and those with incomes under 250 ...
... using public benefits.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) rule dramatically expands the circumstances under ... factors including the person’s age, health, family status, education, skills, assets, resources, role as a caregiver, and whether the ...
August 14, 2019
... advice . If you have questions, you should speak with an immigration attorney or BIA-accredited representative who can assess your ...
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is Public Charge?
Part of federal immigration law for over a hundred years, the “public charge” test is ...
The Trump Administration is expected to propose an immigration regulation re-defining the “public charge” requirement for ...
August 9, 2018
... the final public charge rule, which makes it easier for immigration officials to deny applications for permanent residency (green ...
August 19, 2019
Recent Urban Institute survey data show that heightened immigration-related fears and concerns are shaping immigrant families’ daily ... ” and fear is affecting families with a wide range of immigration and citizenship statuses, including green card holders and US ...
August 7, 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 new rule would significantly expand the list of benefits immigration officials would consider when determining whether or not an ... housing.
This represents a dramatic change to the U.S. immigration system—government estimates suggest it will affect around 382,000 ...
September 28, 2018
The Boston Foundation issued a statement expressing their opposition to the proposed changes to the "public charge" rule.
September 25, 2018
... public charge rule.
Why a change to this immigration policy will have ripple effects beyond immigrant communities.
Tanya Broder, Senior Attorney, National Immigration Law Center
Stephen Knight , Director of Policy & ...
June 26, 2018
On Oct. 11, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California temporarily blocked the federal government’s changes to the “public charge” rule, after hearing arguments from the state of California, Santa Clara County and San Francisco, along with health care, legal services and immigrant organizations.
October 23, 2019