Public Charge

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.
November 2018
News
Blog Post
Could “public charge” reduce public preschool participation among immigrant families?
The potential impacts of expanding the regulation known as “public charge” have yet to be fully understood, but experts anticipate that young children in immigrant families—more than 90 percent of them US citizens—could be disproportionately affected.
November 2018
Resource
Issue Brief
Gauging the Impact of DHS’ Proposed Public-Charge Rule on U.S. Immigration
This policy brief analyses the proposed public-charge rule and finds it could potentially have put most recent legal permanent residents at risk of green-card denial, as 69 percent of successful applicants within the last five years had at least one negative factor under the expanded test.
November 2018
Resource
Report
Proposed Public Charge Rule Would Significantly Reduce Legal Admissions and Adjustment to Lawful Permanent Resident Status of Working Class Persons
This report considers the Trump administration’s proposed rule altering when a foreign national could be found inadmissible to the United States based on public charge grounds.

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