FPI’s Immigration Research Initiative examines the role of immigrants in the New York State economy and beyond.
As the Public Comment Period Ends, Advocacy Groups Mount One Last Push Against Trump’s ‘Public Charge’ Rule
December 12, 2018. This article discusses the work of advocacy organizations who are opposed to the Trump Administration's proposed "public charge" rule, which would make it harder for immigrants to obtain a green card or citizenship if they have received or are likely to receive specific public benefits. The article goes on to discuss the efforts of organizations to post comments during the 60-day comment period that ended Monday in order to show their opposition and the harm that this rule could do to immigrants. At [...]