Is it lawful for the government to prevent immigrants from receiving green cards because they need public aid?
In the latest immigration policy change, the Trump Administration has announced that immigrants who are signed-up to legally receive public benefits, such as food stamps or housing vouchers, could now be denied green cards. New rules coming from the Trump Administration are designed to limit the number of immigrants who receive or may need public assistance, as the Administration feels these immigrants are a drain to the system. For the millions of immigrants currently receiving public assistance of some kind, the new rule may force them to choose from receiving the aid they need or seeking a green card so that they can live and work legally within the U.S. Our experienced green card attorneys at NPZ Law Group can discuss the alarming new green card restrictions and what you can do below.
Benefits versus Legal Status
Immigrants coming to the U.S. face many challenges, as do immigrants with limited ability to legally work within the U.S. Due to the challenges facing immigrants, it is believed that roughly half of
It is estimated that over 380,000 immigrants who have yet to receive a green card, as well as those with legal resident status, may be affected by the new rule. Alarmingly, older immigrants receiving Medicare or mothers who receive free health coverage for their young children could feel pressured to go without the assistance they need in order to avoid jeopardizing their status.
The government has long weighed one’s financial status as a factor toward getting a green
If you should have any questions or need more information about the ways in which the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Laws may impact you, your family, your friends or your colleagues, please contact the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Lawyers at the NPZ Law Group – VISASERVE – U.S. Immigration and Nationality Lawyers by e-mailing us at email@example.com or by calling us at 201-670-0006 (x107). You can also visit our Law Firm’s website at www.visaserve.com