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 »

Bet Tzedek Stands Ready to Protect the Rights of DREAMers

Posted on September 5, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Allison Lee, Vice President External Affairs, alee@bettzedek.org  Direct: 323-549-5813, Cell 310-991-0373 LOS ANGELES — Today the Trump administration announced the rescission of the transformative DACA program, which for over five years has successfully allowed close to 800,000 immigrant youth to pursue their full potential and contribute more fully to their communities. Continue Reading »

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