Trump administration reimposes “public charge” immigration wealth test following court orders

By September 23, 2020In the News

Trump administration reimposes “public charge” immigration wealth test following court orders 

Camilo Montoya-Galvez, CBS News (September 22, 2020) 

In an announcement, the Trump administration announced plans to reinstate the public charge rule, with 2019 guidance applied to all applications filed after February 24th, 2020. Despite research indicating that immigrants avoid seeking food and medical benefits, the Trump administration maintains that such a rule encourages immigrant populations to be “self-sufficient.”

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