Public Charge

July 2019
News
Blog Post
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.
May 2019
Resource
Analysis
Urban Institute logo, which shows their name in capital letters, with Urban in larger blue letters and Institute in smaller black letters, in front of a grid of dots on the left and the tagline "Elevate the Debate."
In this brief, Urban Institute uses data from the December 2018 Well-Being and Basic Needs Survey to provide the first systematic evidence on the extent of chilling effects among immigrant families before release of a final public charge rule. 
May 2019
Resource
Report
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities logo, which features their name over four lines above and to the right of a blue chart with a white arc on it. Posted in connection with CBPP's report, Trump Administration’s Overbroad Public Charge Definition Could Deny Those Without Substantial Means a Chance to Come to or Stay in the U.S.
The Trump Administration’s proposed public charge rule unveiled last October could result in large numbers of individuals being denied lawful permanent residence status, the ability to extend their stay, to change their status, or to enter the United States.
December 2018
News
Statement
Comments by Philanthropy on Public Charge
More than 60 philanthropic institutions submitted comments in response to the Trump administration's proposed changes to the "public charge" rule. 
December 2018
News
Statement
A statement by multiple Chicago-based foundations denouncing the Trump administration's proposed changes to the "public charge" rule. 
December 2018
News
Blog Post
By targeting SNAP, the expanded “public charge” rule could worsen food insecurity
It’s deeply concerning that the administration’s proposed expansion of the “public charge” rule targets the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the primary federal nutrition program that helps millions of low-income people and families put food on the table each month.
December 2018
News
Blog Post
Proposed public charge rule could erode health insurance coverage gains among citizen children with noncitizen parents
The proposed public charge rule is likely to discourage some immigrant families from seeking public health insurance coverage through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for their children, the majority of whom are US citizens.  
December 2018
News
Statement
W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) public charge statement
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has submitted formal comments in opposition to the proposed ‘public charge’ rule change.
November 2018
News
Statement
HCF Statement on Public Charge
The Healthy Communities Foundation released this statement from President Maria Pesqueira on the public charge rule change published by the Department of Homeland Security.
November 2018
News
Commentary
A New “Public Charge” Rule Affecting Immigrants Has Major Implications for Medicaid
The Trump administration recently published its long-anticipated proposed “public charge” rule, which carries enormous implications for Medicaid and immigrants enrolled in the program.

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