Analysis & Research

Public Charge

Analysis and Updated FAQs on the Proposed Public Charge Regulation (PIF Campaign)
Examples of Who Public Charge Applies to (PIF Campaign)
Fact sheet: The Impact of Trump’s Public Charge Rule for Select States (PIF Campaign)
Fact Sheet: Public Charge (CLASP)
Fact Sheet: The Impact of Public Charge Rule on Children (CLASP)

Comments in Opposition to Public Charge

Take a moment to review a few of the 260,000+ comments submitted by organizations, foundations, policymakers, and state agencies in opposition to public charge. Please feel free to use our Public Charge Sector Opposition Fact Sheets resources in your advocacy.

Public Charge Sector Opposition Fact Sheets (NEW!)
Members of Congress Oppose Public Charge
State Policymakers Oppose Public Charge
Mayors Oppose Public Charge
America’s Leading Health Plans Oppose Public Charge
Education Groups Oppose Public Charge
Public Health Groups Oppose Public Charge

Comment Libraries
Library of Organizational Comments
Library of State and Local Comments
Library of US Senators and Members of Congress Comments

Related Policies that Impact Immigrant Families

Public charge is just one of many attacks on low-income families, immigrant families, and communities of color by the Trump Administration. Below are more policies that seek to make life more difficult for low-income immigrant families by restricting their ability to access basic programs that safeguard their health care, nutrition, housing, and economic security.

Analysis of the U.S. State Department’s Changes to the Foreign Affairs Manual (PIF Campaign)
Analysis of the Reference to Public Benefits in USCIS’s Notice to Appear Memo (NILC)
Analysis of Department of Homeland Security’s Sensitive Locations Policies (PIF Campaign)
Comments on the Proposed Changes to the Fee Waiver (NILC)
Comments on the Proposed Changes to the Fee Waiver (CLASP)

Research

The PIF Campaign has compiled a the latest research, reports, and studies that show how the proposed public charge regulation and related policies would harm immigrant families and workers, public health, and our economy.

2019 Key Research

2018 Key Research

For additional research related to changes to public charge policy or immigrants access to health care, nutrition, housing and other public programs, click here.