Community Resources

In 2019, the Protecting Immigrant Families (PIF) Campaign is dedicated to providing more community-facing materials on public charge to help better equip immigrants with what they need to know to make the best decision for themselves and for their families.

For People Working with Immigrant Families:

How to Talk About Public Charge with Immigrants and Their Families
(PIF Campaign)

Frequently Asked Questions on Public Charge for Immigrant Families
(MomsRising and PIF Campaign)

Will Using Benefits Hurt My Chances of Getting a Green Card or Becoming a U.S. Citizen?
(Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County and the Libre Project)

Counseling Clients on Public Charge and Public Benefits
(Resource for immigration attorneys – Developed by New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC))

Screening Tool and Attorney Referral Information
(Resource for community-based social services and advocacy organizations – Developed by Legal Aid Society, Empire Justice Center and Make The Road – New York)

FAQs for WIC Participants and Clinic Staff
(Resource for WIC providers – Developed by National WIC Association)

Resources in Languages Other than English

Frequently Asked Questions about Public Charge | Spanish (MamasConPoder)
Information about Public Benefits | Spanish, Arabic, Korean, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole (NYIC)
Public Charge Community Fact Sheet | Tagalog, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Arabic (Asian Services In Action, Inc.)

Additional Public Charge Resource Pages
State Government and Agency Resources