The Final Public Charge Rule: Five Things Early Childhood Stakeholders Need to Know

On August 14, 2019, the Trump Administration’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final “public charge” rule. States, counties, and non-profit organizations filed nine legal challenges to the rule. As of October 14, five federal judges have issued injunctions preventing the rule from going into effect as scheduled. Here’s what early childhood stakeholders need to know about the rule.