The Biden administration on Thursday formally rescinded the Trump-era “public charge” rule, which tightened restrictions on poorer immigrants seeking U.S. residency, as a dozen GOP state attorneys general scrambled to preserve it.
A Trump-era immigration rule denying green cards to immigrants who use public benefits like food stamps has been dealt likely fatal blows after the Biden administration dropped legal challenges, including before the Supreme Court
Three major cases went up in smoke after Biden abandoned Trump policies. On Tuesday, all of the parties to Department of Homeland Security v. New York, a lawsuit challenging a Trump-era policy targeting low-income immigrants, asked the Supreme Court to dismiss that case. The Court swiftly granted that request, removing from consideration one of the most contentious cases that the justices planned to hear this year.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a case concerning a controversial Trump-era rule that makes it more difficult for immigrants to obtain legal status if they use certain public benefits, such as Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers, in response to a Justice Department request.
The “public charge” rule was supposed to ensure that green cards go only to self-sufficient immigrants, but in the pandemic, it is driving up hunger and leaving Joe Biden with a quandary.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday ruled against the Trump administration's controversial "public charge" rule that critics say has a chilling effect on immigrants who may need to seek medical assistance, marking the latest blow against the regulation.
A New York federal judge on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from implementing its controversial wealth test for immigrants during the national health emergency stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.
The Trump administration on Monday asked the Supreme Court to lift a lower court order that is blocking the government's efforts to make it more difficult for immigrants who rely on public assistance to obtain legal status.
Officials who oversee the nation's health insurance markets have privately raised concerns that President Donald Trump's recent mandate requiring visa-seekers to prove they can get health insurance may be unworkable and even illegal, according to three individuals with knowledge of the deliberations.
Just weeks before a sweeping immigration policy takes effect, the administration is correcting substantive errors, including ones uncovered by ProPublica that would have had big impacts on military families.
A coalition of 17 disability advocacy and civil rights groups filed a brief in support of a lawsuit filed by 21 states against the Trump administration’s public charge rule, which would expand the forms of public aid that could disqualify immigrants from receiving green cards.
A coalition of 13 U.S. states sued President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday, seeking to block a new rule that would drastically reduce legal immigration by denying visas to poor migrants.
The Trump administration on Monday continued its crackdown on immigration with a new rule that could block immigrants from getting green cards if they’ve used government benefits or are found likely to use them.
Donald Trump ordered the U.S. government to enforce a decades-old law that requires Americans who bring migrants into the country to take financial responsibility if they claim welfare benefits, the president’s latest attempt to curb immigration.