Monday, August 19, 2019

Fearing Trump’s New Crackdown, Immigrants Are Already Forgoing Food Stamps

The Trump administration’s new “public charge” rule is having its intended effect: collective punishment of immigrant communities...A new rule will give the Department of Homeland Security more authority to deny green cards to immigrants who appear likely to become dependent on government assistance. Read more here
Michelle Chen is a contributing writer at In These Times and The Nation, a contributing editor at Dissent and a co-producer of the "Belabored" podcast.