FPI’s Immigration Research Initiative examines the role of immigrants in the New York State economy and beyond.
October 10, 2018. This article discusses the federal administration's proposed "public charge" rule that would limit access to green cards and other visas for immigrants who don't meet certain income requirements or who use specific public benefits such as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or Medicaid. The author refers to FPI's new report that estimates that 24 million people, 9 million which are children, would be affected by this rule. The author goes on to link the proposed rule [...]