Addressing Public Charge Head-On

Nov 21, 2019
by
Andrea Deleon
Public Charge

Due to all of the uncertainty around Public Charge and the new proposed rule, the Grove Foundation hosted the Public Charge Community Forum on October 31st to discuss new developments and showcase new Public Charge screening tools developed by CommunityConnect Labs and Immigration Advocates Network.

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Leading the Fight Against Public Charge

Aug 28, 2019
by
Andrea Deleon
Public Charge

As changes to the public charge policy were announced in mid-August, organizations have been developing efforts to combat the new rule. The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo has created their own projects and has also partnered with CommunityConnect Labs to develop a solution to help vulnerable communities affected by the changes.

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Cambios en las reglas de “carga pública”

Aug 14, 2019
by
Andrea Deleon
Public Charge

La definición de "carga pública” ha sido muy limitada, por lo cual el gobierno rara vez había negado las solicitudes basadas en esos motivos. Sin embargo, el 12 de agosto de 2019, la Administración Trump anunció una nueva regla que modificará las políticas de "carga pública” y entrará en efecto 60 días a partir del 14 de agosto de 2019.

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Changes to Public Charge Rules

Aug 14, 2019
by
Kristin
Public Charge

The definition of “public charge” has been very narrow, so the government had rarely denied applications based on those grounds.2 However, on Aug. 12, 2019, the Trump administration announced a new rule that will modify “public charge” policies and will go into full effect 60 days from Aug. 14, 2019.

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