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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 »

Court sets July hearing on Obama’s immigration actions

Via The Hill: The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments on July 10 in New Orleans in the Obama administration’s attempt to lift a preliminary injunction from U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen of Texas, which blocked several executive actions from taking effect… The hearing will present a major test for the administration,… Read more »