Tag Archives: Public Charge

New York attorney general again asks court to block ‘public charge’ rule

The Justice Department has argued that an emergency injunction is unnecessary because the administration has decided not to consider immigrants' use of coronavirus-related public assistance in deciding whether they quali ...

Supreme Court denies request to suspend ‘public charge’ rule for immigrants during pandemic

Originally published by CNN The Supreme Court on Friday denied a request from New York and other states to block the Trump administration's controversial "public charge" rule during the coronavirus pandemic. The rule ...

States ask Supreme Court to suspend health and housing rule for immigrants due to Covid-19

Originally published by CNN New York, Connecticut and Vermont are asking the Supreme Court to reconsider an earlier decision and block the Trump administration's controversial "public charge" rule during the pandemic. ...

Homeless families suffer the most under ‘public charge’ rule

This policy will do nothing but harm, but maybe that’s the point. At the end of the day, these families are not going anywhere. Dolores and Alex are here. Increasing their unnecessary suffering will only make us all wors ...

This new immigration rule is un-American

"(I)n my mind, it was a tall, proud city built on rocks stronger than oceans, windswept, God-blessed, and teeming with people of all kinds living in harmony and peace -- a city with free ports that hummed with commerce a ...

TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION RULE IS CRUEL AND RACIST—BUT IT’S NOTHING NEW

Trump’s spin on these long-standing policies and fears takes them to an entirely new level of hatred and cruelty. But, to reverse them, we will have to do much more than return to the way things were before Trumpism. ...

Ocasio-Cortez rips ‘public charge’ decision: ‘The American Dream isn’t a private club with a cover charge’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) ripped the Monday Supreme Court decision allowing the Trump administration to move forward with a policy change that could make it harder for immigrants who rely on public assistanc ...

5-4 Supreme Court allows rule to take effect that could reshape legal immigration

"We are very disappointed in the Supreme Court's decision, and the irreparable consequences it will have for immigrants and their families across the nation, but we continue to believe that our legal claims are very stro ...

Supreme Court allows Trump’s immigration rule on public benefits to take effect

Immigrants make up a small portion of those getting public benefits, since many are ineligible to get them because of their immigration status. ...

Democratic senators introduce bill to block Trump ‘public charge’ rule

Critics say the policy could dramatically limit the number of people using social safety net programs by creating a chilling effect that could discourage noncitizens and permanent residents from renewing or applying for ...

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