People who legally use food stamps or housing vouchers could be denied green cards under new proposed rules announced Saturday by the Trump administration.
The proposal, called “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds,” represents the latest effort by the administration to crack down not only on illegal immigration, but legal immigration as part of a strategy to tighten the border. The administration says the rule would affect about 382,000 people per year.
Proposed by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the new rule would allow immigration officials to refuse admission and deny extensions to those who might become “public charges.”
Read more at The Hill.