On March 9th, the Biden Administration formally stopped using the Trump Administration’s Public Charge Rule. This means that the
- Calfresh (food stamps)
- Public Housing
Some reminders about Public Charge:
- Public Charge only applies to people who are looking to apply for green cards. If you already have a green card, Public Charge rules do not apply to you.
- Public Charge rules also do not apply to people with asylum, VAWA, T Visas, or U Visas
- Resources related to preventing and treating COVID-19 will never count towards Public Charge designation