Reported Trump Regulation Threatens Immigrant Families

Reported Trump Regulation Threatens Immigrant Families

CLASP (May 3, 2019)

The Trump Administration is preparing regulations that would allow the government to deport lawful permanent residents and other immigrants if they utilize any of an array of public programs aimed at reducing illness, hunger, and poverty. Current law states that the government cannot deport someone just for using public programs for which they are qualified. Advocates have pledged to oppose the proposal which Reuters described as likely to be formally proposed soon by the United States Justice Department.

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