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

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

 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

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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Public Charge Update: Children and Education

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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Proposed Public Charge Rule Open for Comment

This morning, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officially published the proposed rule to broaden the definition of “public charge.” DHS will accept public comments on the proposed rule via regulations.gov through December 10. As we wrote recently, the proposed rule would, among other things, expand the number of federal programs the use of which […]

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Proposed Public Charge Regulation Would Compromise the Well-Being of Immigrants

By Marie Camino On Saturday night, the Department of Homeland Security released a draft regulation that would change the threshold for becoming what the government defines as a “public charge” – a person who is “primarily dependent on the government for subsistence.” Currently, a non-citizen determined likely to use cash assistance or government-funded long-term institutional […]

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