Immigration

On 5-4 vote, Supreme Court lets Trump administration start enforcing new immigrant wealth test

Politics 5 Articles 0 References

On 5-4 vote, Supreme Court lets Trump administration start enforcing new immigrant wealth test, designed to screen out green card applicants seen as being at risk of becoming "public charges".

Jan 27, 2020
bloomberg.com Greg Stohr Jan 27, 2020
Trump’s Immigrant Wealth Test Cleared to Start by Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared President Donald Trump’s administration to start enforcing its new immigrant wealth test, designed to screen out Green Card applicants seen as being at risk of becoming dependent on government benefits.
twitter.com Jan 27, 2020
Greg Stohr on Twitter
“BREAKING: On 5-4 vote, Supreme Court lets Trump administration start enforcing new immigrant wealth test, designed to screen out green card applicants seen as being at risk of becoming "public charges".”
Aug 20, 2019
nilc.org Jackie Vimo Aug 20, 2019
3 Things You Should Know about Trump's Immigration Wealth Test (The Torch) - National Immigration Law Center
One: Trump’s public charge regulation is a race-based wealth test that creates prejudicial standards for people of color. Two: We’ve seen abuses like this before — both in our country’s history and from this presidential administration. Three: Confusion and fear are causing people to unnecessarily avoid using crucial programs that could help them.
pfaw.org Tori Slatton Aug 20, 2019
Trump’s Immigrant ‘Wealth Test’ is Another Excuse for Discrimination | People For the American Way
On August 12, DHS announced a new “public charge” rule designed to dramatically reduce the number of immigrants who can access a green card or obtain permanent status. It is set to go into effect in early October and could affect thousands of immigrants who have or are likely to rely on public assistance benefits.…
Aug 13, 2019
nytimes.com NYT Readers Aug 13, 2019
Opinion | A Wealth Test for U.S. Citizenship - The New York Times
Readers discuss a plan to deny green cards to those who are likely to require public assistance.
If Anything Missed or There is New Developing, Please Help Submit
Please Sign In or Sign Up to Submit