Public Charge

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.
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.
October 2018
Resource
Presentation
What Funders Need to Know About "Public Charge:" An Analysis of the Published Rule and How Funders Can Take Action
A presentation on the wide-ranging likely effects of the proposed public charge rule, including a presentation from the Protecting Immigrant Families campaign.
October 2018
Resource
Issue Brief
This resource provides guidance on how foundations can submit comments related to the Trump administration's proposed 'public charge' rule.
October 2018
Resource
Analysis
Proposed Changes to Public Charge: Quick Analysis and Frequently Asked Questions
A 10-page document outlining the major changes under the proposed regulation and answering frequently asked questions
October 2018
Resource
Issue Brief
A nine-page issue brief on the proposed "public charge" rule, its anticipated "chilling effect," and how it will change our immigration system.
October 2018
Resource
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Trump Administration's Proposed "Public Charge" Rule: What Housing and Homelessness Advocates Should Know
This nine-page FAQ answers common questions about the proposed public charge regulation, including who it will impact and how advocates are responding, as well as providing text from the original and proposed regulations.
September 2018
Resource
Analysis, Funding Recommendations
A summary of some of the more important changes in the proposed "public charge" rule and how CLINIC plans to respond.

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