... 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
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
... 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 ...
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What is Public Charge?
Part of federal immigration law for over a hundred years, the “public charge” test is ...
... the final public charge rule, which makes it easier for immigration officials to deny applications for permanent residency (green ...
August 19, 2019
... 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
... push for legislation to cut and reshape legal immigration has struggled to gain traction in Congress, a proposed rule ... While the proposed rule is vague on the relative importance immigration officers should give to different negative and positive factors, ...
An analysis by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation of how the proposed "public charge" rule overhaul will impact immigrants' health coverage.
A collection of Covid-19 resources for immigrants in Washington State.
... 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
... This “Trump Rule” fundamentally changes our approach to immigration, making family income and potential use of health care, nutrition ...
... 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
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
... assistance. As drafted, the rule departs from longstanding immigration policy by making it more likely for certain immigrants to be deemed ...
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... would be the most radical change to our nation’s immigration policy in decades. Immigrant families who use any type of public ...
... assistance without fear that doing so will harm their immigration cases. If this rule is finalized, we can no longer offer that ... conditions, limited English ability, less than a high school education, a poor credit history, and other factors. The proposed test would ...
... 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 ...