Public Charge Rule – What You Need to Know Right Now

Archive: August 2019

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Public Charge Rule – What You Need to Know Right Now

Posted on August 12, 2019

The Trump administration has just issued a new regulation on what it means to be a public charge and how receiving public benefits can result in a denial of an application for a green card/legal permanent residency. Which Benefits Are Affected? Federal, state, local and tribal cash assistance, and long-term care SNAP (CalFresh, or “food Continue Reading »

Protecting Immigrant Older Adults and Their Families

Posted on December 6, 2018

Bet Tzedek is part of a coalition of advocates working to respond to a new proposed “Public Charge” rule from the the Homeland Security Department. The rule, if finalized, would threaten low-income older adult immigrants’ ability to enter the U.S. or their path to citizenship if they seek, or are likely to receive, help from Continue Reading »

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