Public Charge

October 2018
News
Statement
Proposed Public Charge Rule Threatens Health and Well-being of California Communities
Blue Shield of California and affiliates urge the Trump administration to halt a potential change in policy that would make it harder for immigrants and others to seek health and well-being services.
October 2018
Program
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
What Funders Need to Know About "Public Charge:" An Analysis of the Published Rule and How Funders Can Take Action
Join this webinar to learn more about the "public charge" rule, comments against the rule, and opportunities for funders to engage and mitigate the impacts of the proposal.
October 2018
News
Blog Post
Newly proposed immigration "public charge" rule would harm immigrant workers and US businesses
This week, the US Department of Homeland Security proposed a rule that would make it significantly harder for many immigrants who are here legally to stay in the country. Under this new "public charge" rule, immigration officials could deny green cards or visa changes for individuals who get any of a number of public benefits or are deemed likely to receive benefits in the future. 
October 2018
News
Statement
Philanthropy Must Take Action Against Public Charge Proposal
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.
October 2018
News
Statement
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
News
Statement
Organizational Sign-on Statement in Opposition to the Proposed Regulation
The Trump Administration formally proposed sweeping regulations this morning that endanger the lives of immigrant families, including families with children born in the United States.
October 2018
News
Commentary
Trump scare tactic: Keep immigrants from green cards if they receive welfare
The Trump administration announced a new, far-reaching regulation that appears clear-cut on paper: prevent immigrants from obtaining visas or green cards if they are likely to receive Medicaid, food stamps, housing benefits, or other government subsidies is only half the story. 
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

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