The new “public charge” rule went into effect on February 24, 2020. But many immigrants will not be impacted by these changes. Talk to a qualified immigration attorney to see if these changes may or may not affect you.
San Francisco’s Office of Transgender Initiatives, Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs, and community partners kickoff the 2020 Census with a panel conversation to discuss what’s at stake for LGBTQ communities.
On January 27, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court said the “public charge” rule could go into effect while the case is being decided in court. This means that using some public benefits could affect your application for a Green Card.
This rule is not in effect. On October 11, 2019, a federal judge temporarily blocked the rule from taking effect until the case is decided in court. If it goes into effect, it would mean that using some public benefits could affect your application for a Green Card.
San Francisco – Earlier today, the Trump administration announced that they will move forward with a change to the so-called “Public Charge” rule, which will deny access to residency to immigrants if they receive federal assistance through various programs.