DHS is proposing to deny green cards to legal immigrants on public charge grounds if they use the following public programs they are already allowed to use under current law:
- Non-Emergency Medicaid
- SNAP (Food Stamps)
- Section 8 housing and other housing programs
- Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy
What You Can Do to Fight Back
Before the rule goes into effect, DHS is accepting public comments. We are collecting your comments to be submitted to the Trump administration, voicing our concerns with the rule and the impact on those our members work with in County Assistance Offices and in the broader community. By filling out the form on the right, you’ll be sharing your comments for us for posting on DHS’ website before the public comment period ends.