Public Charge

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. 
June 2018
Program
Co-Sponsored Program
NCG and GCIR
Join NCG for a thoughtful discussion with a multi-sector group of leaders who are working together to protect the wellbeing of low-income immigrant families and fight against a change to the public charge rule.
June 2018
News
Statement
”Public Charge” Rule Would Disrupt Safety-Net Access for Some Immigrants
The Trump administration plans to make it more difficult for immigrants to use a broad range of programs in the health and human service safety net.
June 2018
Resource
Report
Chilling Effects: The Expected Public Charge Rule and Its Impact on Legal Immigrant Families’ Public Benefits Use
This report analyzes American Community Survey data on use of public benefits to understand the potential magnitude of the draft "public charge" rule’s effects.
April 2018
Program
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
A Guide to the New 'Public Charge' Rules: What is Public Charge and How Can Organizations and Funders Respond to Support Family and Child Well-Being
This month’s edition of GCIR’s Monthly Immigration Policy Calls will provide an in-depth review of this regulation, explore the meaning of ‘public charge,’ and highlight how a campaign,  “Protecting Immigrant Families, Advancing Our Future,” is uniting a cross-sector of key national, state, and local level organizations to protect and defend access to health care, nutrition programs, public services, and economic supports for immigrants and their families.

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