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Aug 14, 2019

The New Public Charge Rule: What Receiving a Public Benefit Might Mean for Your Immigration Status

On August 12, 2019, USCIS announced a new rule which identifies any individual who is likely to become a public charge as inadmissible. Under the new regulation issued by the Trump Administration, a foreign national can be categorized as a public charge solely on the basis that he or she accepted a government-offered public benefit. Learn more in this blog.