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Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs

Using some public benefits could affect your application for a Green Card. The rule is expected to go into effect on October 15, 2019. But a legal challenge might prevent or delay the rule.
Noncitizens who use or possess marijuana, or work in the cannabis industry, could face serious immigration consequences.
The federal government has proposed changing the “public charge” rule. So far, this is just a proposal. The rule has not changed yet.
All parents can vote for members of the San Francisco Board of Education, even parents who are not citizens. Parents should assess the risks and benefits before registering to vote.