Tag: Green Cards (US)

Judge Blocks Trump Policy That Favors Wealthy Immigrants

A federal judge in New York issued a nationwide injunction on Friday blocking implementation of a new federal policy that would deny legal residency to immigrants who are likely to depend on public welfare. Judge George B. Daniels of the United States District Court in the Southern District of New York said those potentially affected […]

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Trump Will Deny Immigrant Visas to Those Who Can’t Pay for Health Care

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will deny visas to immigrants who cannot prove they will have health insurance or the ability to pay for medical costs once they become permanent residents of the United States, the White House announced Friday in the latest move by President Trump to undermine legal immigration. Mr. Trump issued a […]

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Trump Immigration Plan Offers a Ticket to the American Dream. The Poor Need Not Apply.

The Trump administration has said the immigration overhaul it announced this week will ensure that new legal residents carry their own weight, without prejudice or favor. Yet the new rule for weeding out those who might be a drain on taxpayers will almost certainly disadvantage poor people from Latin America, Africa and parts of Asia. […]

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California Counties Sue to Block Trump’s New Green Card Test

San Francisco and Santa Clara County in California filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block the Trump administration from implementing a new rule that would deny permanent residency to legal immigrants if they are judged likely to use government benefit programs. President Trump issued the regulation, called the public charge rule, on Monday. Starting in October, […]

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