Appeals Court Hands Trump Partial Victory On Public Charge Rule

By James Romoser / December 6, 2019 at 6:37 PM
A federal appeals court sided with the Trump administration Thursday (Dec. 5) and lifted two injunctions against the so-called public charge rule, but two other nationwide injunctions remain in effect, blocking the administration from implementing the rule. The public charge rule allows federal immigration authorities to deny green cards or visa renewals to legal immigrants who receive Medicaid or other forms of public assistance. The rule had been scheduled to take effect in October, but federal district judges in California,...

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