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Supreme Court To Review Trump Administration Rule On Government Benefits For Immigrants

Supreme Court To Review Trump Administration Rule On Government Benefits For Immigrants

By Nicole Silverio The United States Supreme Court announced Monday it will review a Trump-era policy that limited legal status applications for immigrants who would receive government benefits. The court will review the public charge rule, which allows the government to deny legal status to immigrants more likely to be dependent on government benefits, NBC […]

Federal Judge Vacates Trump Administration’s ‘Public Charge’ Rule

Federal Judge Vacates Trump Administration’s ‘Public Charge’ Rule

BY ISABEL VAN BRUGEN A federal judge in Chicago threw out a key immigration rule on Monday that makes it easier for the Trump administration to deny legal status to immigrants who receive public assistance. Judge Gary Feinerman of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, an Obama appointee, issued a nationwide halt to the “public charge” […]

POLITICS | Trump’s Public Charge Rule For Immigrants Officially Goes Into Effect Following Supreme Court Victories

POLITICS | Trump’s Public Charge Rule For Immigrants Officially Goes Into Effect Following Supreme Court Victories

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER , The Trump administration officially implemented its public charge rule for foreign nationals seeking permanent status, following two key victories in the nation’s highest court. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Monday put into effect the administration’s new public charge rule, which takes into account a foreign national’s past […]

Supreme Court Lifts Last Obstacle to Allow Enforcement of ‘Public Charge’ Rule

Supreme Court Lifts Last Obstacle to Allow Enforcement of ‘Public Charge’ Rule

BY JANITA KAN   The Supreme Court has voted to allow the Trump administration to enforce its “public charge” immigration rule in Illinois after previously allowing the rule to be enforced in other parts of the country. The top court justices voted 5-4 on Feb. 21 to grant a stay on an injunction issued by a lower court in Illinois, allowing the Trump […]

California still expanding benefits to some immigrants, despite Trump public charge rule

California still expanding benefits to some immigrants, despite Trump public charge rule

BY YESENIA AMARO  Despite the U.S. Supreme Court siding with the Trump administration in a recent ruling on a controversial rule about undocumented immigrants who use public benefits, California this year expanded benefits to immigrant residents. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled to allow the Trump administration to proceed with the public charge rule. The […]