#ONENATION: What You Need to Know about Public Charge
Trump is set to release a regulation that could endanger an immigrant's ability to get a green card if that person utilizes certain public assistance programs - but the regulation is not policy YET.
Here is how to talk to your community and family members about the program:
People who are utilizing critical programs such as Medicaid, food stamps, cash assistance, and Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Food and Nutrition programs - should continue to do so.
Join AAPI Progressive Action in submitting YOUR comment to the Department of Homeland Security to oppose the proposed public charge rule.
RESOURCES TO USE TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC:
RESOURCE PAGE BY ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN HEALTH FORUM: Specific materials related to Asian Americans and the public charge are here.
KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION REPORT: Findings about the potential effects of public charges changes on health coverage for citizen children in immigrant families.
The submission feature will become operational once the rule has been released.