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Oregon anti-poverty and immigrant rights advocates join the fight to stop Trump proposal to limit green cards for low income families

Oregon anti-poverty and immigrant rights advocates join the fight to stop Trump proposal to limit green cards for low income families Protect Oregon’s Immigrant Families is a network of organizations who are united in opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposal to expand the “public charge” definition, limiting green card access for families with lower incomes…. Read more »

Public Charge FAQ: Public Benefits, Immigration, and Your Family

1.) WHAT IS PUBLIC CHARGE ? Public Charge is the term used by immigration officials, historically referring to people who primarily rely on government cash assistance, to support themselves. Being a “public charge” can impact a person’s eligibility for a green card or visa. 2 .) WHY IS IT IN THE NEWS? The federal government… Read more »

Know the Facts about Public Charge

The Department of Homeland Security finalized its “public charge” regulation — a racially-motivated “wealth test” that rigs the rules against immigrants and their families who are on the pathway to a green card. If the Trump Administration gets its way, countless families will be devastated. Remember: even after DHS finalizes the rule, families will have… Read more »