California has filed suit over a new rule that would deny lawful permanent status to immigrants who use public assistance.
Six years after Jerry Brown reformed school funding, low-income districts still struggle to draw experienced teachers.
The updated “public charge” rule allows the government to deny visas and green cards to immigrants who have received public assistance.
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“Self-sufficiency has been a basic principle of United States immigration law since this country’s earliest immigration statutes,” DHS tells would-be citizens. Then it lists the ways a proposed agency rule could devastate the health care of 5.5 million of them.
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New proposed restrictions mean that immigrants are more liable to be turned away at points of entry, or have their applications to extend their stays in the country be denied.