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What the Hill–SE1:EP3 “Public Charge Comments Deadline”

November 28, 2018

 The deadline to submit public comments on the administration’s proposed “public charge” rule is December 10. If promulgated, the rule would change the definition of public charge from a person who is “primarily dependent on the government for subsistence” to an immigrant “who receives one or more public benefits.” It would also expand the list […]

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Guidance for Public Charge Comment Submissions

November 8, 2018

If you’ve been following immigration policy as of late, you know that the administration released its proposed public charge rule last month, and it is now open for public comment. The rule proposes a change to the definition of who the government defines as “likely to become a public charge.” Currently, a public charge is […]

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Washington Policy Council: 2020 Census

October 26, 2018

Listen to a complete recording of the most recent Washington Policy Council: Undercounting of Young Children Deborah Stein, Network Director for the Partnership for America’s Children, joined the Washington Policy Council on Tuesday to discuss the importance of ensuring all children are counted during the upcoming 2020 Census. Undercounting young children in the census has […]

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Administration Seeks to Remove Non-Binary Identities from Law

October 23, 2018

By Marie Camino On Sunday, the New York Times obtained a memo from the administration revealing plans to redefine the legal definition of gender as “a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth” under Title IX, A Department of Education (ED) statute that prohibits any education program receiving federal funding from discriminating on the […]

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Public Charge Update: Children and Education

October 23, 2018

By Marie Camino The National Assembly continues to follow the proposed “public charge” rule that opened for public comment almost two weeks ago, and is an active member of the Protecting Immigrant Families coalition. If implemented in its current form, the proposed rule would adversely impact multiple communities, and limit the ability of these communities […]

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