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Public Charge

Public Charge as a Ground of Deportability

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Public Charge as a Ground of Deportability

Aruna Sury, Sally Kinoshita, & Erin Quinn, Immigrant Legal Resource Center (June 11, 2019)

The Trump administration is considering publishing a U.S. Department of Justice draft regulation interpreting the provision of deporting legal permanent residents who’ve used public benefits. This practice advisory provides an overview of current law.

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An Overview of Public Charge

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An Overview of Public Charge

Em Puhl, Erin Quinn and Sally Kinoshita, Immigrant Legal Resource Center (December 2018)

This advisory seeks to provide practitioners with current information about the status of public charge. With the proposed rule not being law, this advisory provides an understanding of the current public charge rule, who is subject to the rule, and which pubic benefits are included.

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Research Estimating Impact of Proposed Public Charge Rule: What Study to Use?

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Research Estimating Impact of Proposed Public Charge Rule: What Study to Use?

Protecting Immigrant Families (November 2018)

This document is a running summary of demographic and economic research estimating the impact of the proposed public charge rule. The document includes information on each research product’s key findings and data sources and suggests best uses for each product while describing the limitations of each research product.

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Immigrant Communities and the Public Charge Rule

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Immigrant Communities and the Public Charge Rule

Sarah Horton, Whitney Duncan, and Kristin Yarris, Anthropology News (October 29,2018)

This paper addresses ways in which immigrant communities have been impacted by the proposed Public Charge Rule. Different accounts are detailed in which families have made decisions to avoid the use of health care; even for children who are U.S. citizens. Anthropologists are encouraged to document these “chilling effects” and to stay alert to how public charge anxiety influences people’s engagement with local services.

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Public Charge and Naturalization

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Public Charge and Naturalization

Erin Quinn and Melissa Rodgers, Immigrant Legal Resource Center (November 21, 2018)
This practice advisory provides an update on public charge for advocates providing naturalization legal assistance. The advisory briefly discusses the legal standard for assessing public charge and then discusses how to advise lawful permanent residents looking to naturalize.