Public charge denial updates for May 2020

Very important information coming out of the Trump administration regarding public charge denials.

You can receive a public charge denial of your green card or permanent resident application if you have received one or more of these public benefits, for more than 12 months in aggregate within any 36-month period. Receipt of two benefits in one month counts as two months.

• SSI, TANF, general assistance, and long-term institutional care
• Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly knowns as “Food Stamps”
• Section 8 housing and rental assistance
• Federal housing subsidies
• Non-emergency Medicaid benefits (with exceptions for children under 21, people with disabilities, pregnant women, and mothers within 60 days after giving birth)

En español:

Puede recibir una denegación de cargo público de su tarjeta verde o solicitud de residencia permanente si ha recibido uno o más de estos beneficios públicos, durante más de 12 meses en total dentro de un período de 36 meses. La recepción de dos beneficios en un mes cuenta como dos meses.

• SSI, TANF, asistencia general y atención institucional a largo plazo.
• Programa de Asistencia Nutricional Suplementaria (SNAP), comúnmente conocido como “Cupones de Alimentos”
• Asistencia de alojamiento y alquiler de la Sección 8
• subsidios federales de vivienda
• Beneficios de Medicaid que no son de emergencia (con excepciones para niños menores de 21 años, personas con discapacidades, mujere


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