The Trump Immigration-Law Change That Could Increase Child Poverty by 5 Percent in New York City

The Trump Immigration-Law Change That Could Increase Child Poverty by 5 Percent in New York City

Michelle Chen, The Nation (January 11, 2019)

In New York, the proposed public charge rule would harm an estimated 400,000 to 700,000 people, according to new study focusing on the social impact of the public-charge proposal. The impact would play out largely through the “chilling effect” of being discouraged or deterred from accessing benefits.

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