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
... 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.
... this test over a period of several years.
Trump’s Immigration Plan Imposes Radical New Income and Health Tests ...
... 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
... 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
... 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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... the Office for Management and Budget, aims to curtail family immigration by punishing low-income families for participating in health and ... country.
This month’s edition of GCIR’s Monthly Immigration Policy Calls will provide an in-depth review of this regulation, ...
April 19, 2018
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
... Trump administration on October 10th, would radically change immigration policy to favor the wealthy and privileged and turn away those with ... exceptions for certain disability services related to education);
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly ...
Find all program-related materials for the webinar, "What Funders Need to Know About "Public Charge:" An Analysis of the Published Rule and How Funders Can Take Action" here, including presentation and recording.
... would be the most radical change to our nation’s immigration policy in decades. Immigrant families who use any type of public ...
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.
... of the new public charge rule dwarfs that of any other immigration policy under this administration thus far. The rule’s “chilling ... services for which they are eligible. Fearing the potential immigration consequences, many have preemptively disenrolled from public ...
September 10, 2019
... 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 ...
A proposal from the Trump administration aims to remake immigration policy by expanding the definition of “public charge.” The ... in safety net programs such as Medicaid during the immigration admissions process. Applicants whose benefit use exceeds a certain ...
December 4, 2018
... 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 ...