Source: Washington Post

Under a new proposal presented by the Trump administration, immigrants in the United States would be more likely to be denied U.S. residency if they are found to be using public benefits.

The draft proposal includes provisions that would urge immigrant case workers to consider other factors when determining whether illegal immigrant families are a “public charge.”

That would include considering denying families who benefit from the earned-income tax credit and health insurance subsidies, as reported by Washington Post.

The impact would most heavily affect those applying for visas or legal residency in the U.S.

Read Full Story: Washington Post

 

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