Tuesday, February 18, 2020

'Will they take my kids away?': the immigrants refusing food aid amid Trump crackdown

The Guardian, February 14

by Mario Koran

The administration’s anti-immigrant agenda has made people fearful of accepting help to which they are legally entitled.

Their fears are compounded by a US supreme court ruling late last month that allows the administration to expand the “public charge” criteria, which officials have used for more than a century to determine which immigrants were likely to become dependent on the government, and thus ineligible to enter the US or obtain a green card.

Read the Guardian story here: