Public Charge

This policy and data brief presents new survey experimental data on how changes to the public charge rule will impact undocumented immigrants currently living in the U.S.
U.S. Immigration Policy Center logo, which features their name spelled out to the right of a globe with a pen outlining the United States. Accompanies their report, The Impact of Changes to the Public Charge Rule on Undocumented Immigrants Living in the U.S.
August 2019
Report
Resource
A statement by multiple Chicago-based foundations denouncing the Trump administration's proposed changes to the "public charge" rule. 
December 2018
Statement
News
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.
Philanthropy Must Take Action Against Public Charge Proposal
October 2018
Statement
News
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 2018
Statement
News
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.
October 2018
Program Materials
Resource
The Boston Foundation issued a statement expressing their opposition to the proposed changes to the "public charge" rule. 
The Boston Foundation Criticizes Proposed Rule Change on Immigrants and “Public Charge”
September 2018
Statement
News
A summary of some of the more important changes in the proposed "public charge" rule and how CLINIC plans to respond.
September 2018
Analysis, Funding Recommendations
Resource
An analysis by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation of how the proposed "public charge" rule overhaul will impact immigrants' health coverage.
Proposed Changes to “Public Charge” Policies for Immigrants: Implications for Health Coverage
September 2018
Analysis
Resource
An analysis of impact on immigrant hunger of the proposed public charge rule that was posted on the Department of Homeland Security’s website in late September.
The Hunger Impact of the Proposed Public Charge Rule
September 2018
Analysis
Resource
This issue brief explains how the proposed DHS rule to re-make the "public charge" immigration provision would result in discouraging many eligible immigrants from accessing Medicaid and other federal public benefits for fear of negatively effecting their immigration status. 
DHS' Proposed Rule: What May Change With Public Charge
September 2018
Issue Brief
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