Protect Immigrant Families

Families emigrating to the U.S. are experiencing uncertain times on many fronts. The Trump Administration has announced changes to regulations that would expand the public charge test. This test evaluates the likelihood that immigrants will depend on government benefits when they apply for an adjustment of legal status, such as a visa, green card, or legal permanent residency. Although WIC is still exempt, the proposal would expand this test to include SNAP, Section 8 housing, and Medicaid. The rule is expected to be implemented October 15, 2019, and this change stands to harm the food security, healthcare access, and wellbeing of immigrant and mixed-status families.

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