The latest on public charge and COVID-19

USCIS announced that immigrants can seek testing, treatment, and prevention of COVID-19 without fearing immigration consequences due to public charge. Read our quick reference guide on immigrant eligibility of federal public programs during the COVID-19 public health crisis.

The public charge regulations from the Department of Homeland Security (USCIS) & Department of State — which institute a wealth test in our immigration system – went into effect on Monday, February 24, 2020. Litigation challenging both agencies’ regulations continues.

 

 

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PIF Partner Organizations

A partnership of the National Immigration Law Center and CLASP (The Center for Law and Social Policy), the “Protecting Immigrant Families, Advancing Our Future” campaign is made up of hundreds of diverse organizations committed to lifting up immigrant voices and advocating for humane immigration policies in our communities and in our country.

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