Please join Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) and Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) for an informational webinar to learn more about the proposed “public charge” regulation impacting Asian American and Pacific Islander families, and how funders and communities can respond.
Find all program-related materials for the webinar, "A Threat to Health and Wellbeing: Public Charge's Expected Impact and How Philanthropy Can Respond" here, including presentation and recording.
Join NCG for a thoughtful discussion with a multi-sector group of leaders who are working together to protect the wellbeing of low-income immigrant families and fight against a change to the public charge rule.
This month’s edition of GCIR’s Monthly Immigration Policy Calls will provide an in-depth review of this regulation, explore the meaning of ‘public charge,’ and highlight how a campaign, “Protecting Immigrant Families, Advancing Our Future,” is uniting a cross-sector of key national, state, and local level organizations to protect and defend access to health care, nutrition programs, public services, and economic supports for immigrants and their families.
Read the five main takeaways from Urban Institute's research into the effects of the public charge rule, which radically overhauls policy to allow immigrants who use certain public programs to be denied visas or permanent residency.
Recent Urban Institute survey data show that heightened immigration-related fears and concerns are shaping immigrant families’ daily lives.
A presentation on the wide-ranging likely effects of the proposed public charge rule, including a presentation from the Protecting Immigrant Families campaign.
Fueled by xenophobia, racism, and hate, the current administration has sought from day 1 to dismantle America’s historical role as a beacon of hope and a land of refuge.
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.
More than 60 philanthropic institutions submitted comments in response to the Trump administration's proposed changes to the "public charge" rule.
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.
The proposed “public charge” overhaul, issued today by the Trump administration on October 10, would radically change immigration policy to favor the wealthy and privileged and turn away those with limited means but big dreams for the future.
A commentary on the broader impacts on the noncitizen population of the proposed "public charge" rule changes.
The Trump administration has launched its most far-reaching attack on immigrants to date in the guise of a seemingly innocuous regulatory change: the revised “public charge” rule. When the new rule goes into effect on October 15, barring delays due to litigation, immigrants accessing programs that help them meet basic needs, such as food, housing, and health care, can be denied a green card, and individuals deemed likely to use these programs can be denied admission to the United States.
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.
Philanthropy California stands with advocates and communities across the country in our unwavering opposition to the public charge rule.
Over the last several years, the EITC Funders Network has partnered with Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) on issues at the intersection of tax credit access, immigration status, and racial and ethnic equity. Although the EITC is no longer on the list of benefits and services under the recently issued public charge rule, the actual and potential impact of the rule on low-income immigrant families remains devastating. EITC recently spoke with Kevin Douglas, Director of National Programs at GCIR, about the latest developments, how the public charge rule fits into the larger picture of recent government actions, and the ways funders can engage.
The public-charge rule issued this week by the Trump administration will have profound effects on legal admissions to the United States and on use of public benefits by millions of legal noncitizens and the U.S. citizens with whom they live.