Earlier this year, the Supreme Court ruled to allow the Trump administration’s expanded public charge rule to go into effect while litigation proceeds. On April 24, the Supreme Court announced that it declined to revisit the issue in light of the coronavirus pandemic. The new public charge rule expands the type of public assistance that USCIS can consider in a public charge determination, including food stamps, housing vouchers, and Medicaid.

– Weekly Immigration Briefing by Olivia Hester, Immigration Law Analyst at Docketwise

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