Public Charge

September 2018
Resource
Issue Brief
DHS' Proposed Rule: What May Change With Public Charge
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. 
September 2018
Resource
Factsheet
A two-page factsheet on the impacts of the proposed "public charge" expansion on women of color.
September 2018
Resource
Factsheet
This fact sheet describes public charge, how it would harm health and well-being, and what you need to know if you support immigrant families.
September 2018
Resource
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Protecting Immigrant Families: FAQ on Public Charge
This list of frequently asked questions covers the background for this rule change, how it will impact those abroad and in the United States, and what can be done to respond.
August 2018
Program
Co-Sponsored Program
Please join Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) and Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF)  for an informational webinar to learn more about the proposed “public charge” regulation impacting Asian American and Pacific Islander families, and how funders and communities can respond.
August 2018
News
Commentary
Through the Back Door: Remaking the Immigration System via the Expected “Public-Charge” Rule
A commentary on the broader impacts on the noncitizen population of the proposed "public charge" rule changes. 
August 2018
Resource
Issue Brief
Trump’s Public-Charge Rule Would Threaten Disabled Immigrants’ Health and Safety
This issue brief discusses how the Trump administration's proposed changes to the public charge rule would negatively impact disabled immigrants. 
July 2018
News
Statement
Will ‘Public Charge’ Block Citizenship for Immigrants?
In a little-watched issue, advocates for immigrants say the U.S. government might redefine “public charge,” which could deny citizenship status. 
July 2018
Resource
Factsheet
A Threat to the Health and Wellbeing of Children in Immigrant Families
This factsheet details the potential effects of proposed changes to the public charge rule on children in immigrant families. 
July 2018
Resource
Issue Brief
Trump’s Immigration Plan Imposes Radical New Income and Health Tests
This issue brief examines the Trump administration's proposed changes to the public charge rule and how people across the United States would fair under the proposed rule. 

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