Public Charge

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.
October 2018
Resource
Program Materials
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.
September 2018
News
Commentary
A commentary on the "proposed" public charge rule change and its impacts on a broad range of public benefits.
September 2018
News
Blog Post
One-Third of U.S.-Born Citizens Would Struggle to Meet Standard of Extreme Trump Rule for Immigrants
A blog post on the proposed "public charge" rule and its impact on immigrants and the country, and the historical context for the proposal.
September 2018
News
Statement
Statement on Public Charge Rule
In response to the release of a proposed rule to expand the scope of programs that can trigger a public charge determination, The California Endowment’s President and CEO, Dr. Robert K. Ross, issued a statement.
September 2018
News
Statement
The Boston Foundation Criticizes Proposed Rule Change on Immigrants and “Public Charge”
The Boston Foundation issued a statement expressing their opposition to the proposed changes to the "public charge" rule. 
September 2018
News
Press Release
Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a proposed rule that will ensure that those seeking to enter and remain in the United States  can support themselves financially and will not be reliant on public benefits.

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