The latest on public charge and COVID-19

President Joe Biden has begun the process to reverse Trump’s public charge policy. While regulatory reversal could take a few months, legal challenges to the public charge regulations and related policies are being heard in courts across the country. For up-to-date information, please refer to this fact sheet.

USCIS has 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 for federal public programs during the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Especially now, it’s critical for all families to take care of themselves and their health.

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PIF Partner Organizations

A network anchored by the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), and a steering committee of 15 other member organizations, the “Protecting Immigrant Families, Advancing Our Future” (PIF) Campaign is made up of hundreds of diverse organizations. Our mission is to unite to advance, protect and defend access to health care, nutrition programs, public services and economic support for immigrants and their families at the local, state and federal level.

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