How will Trump’s new ‘public charge’ rule affect immigrants in Florida?

By Monique O. Madan

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A recent study from Protecting Immigrant Families, a campaign formed by the Center for Law and Social Policy and the National Immigration Law Center, noted that “by threatening immigration status when immigrants use programs to meet their family’s basic needs, the proposal would make immigrant families in Florida afraid to access programs — like health care and food assistance — that support essential needs.”

 

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