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Public Charge Rule Eliminated

The Biden Administration announced that it will no longer defend the 2019 public charge rule in court. The rule went through many different lawsuits, causing constant changes in the implementation of the rule, sometimes changing from one day to the…
March 10, 2021

What is the impact of the Stimulus bill on my Immigration Status? Can I receive a Stimulus Check if I am on a Visa? Is there a Public Charge Impact to receiving a Stimulus Check?

As a result of the unprecedented Corona Virus pandemic, Congress has passed bipartisan economic relief legislation.   The components include stimulus payments to individuals, expanded unemployment benefits and coverage, student loan modifications, changes to retirement rules, help to small businesses, and…
March 31, 2020
Family ImmigrationImmigrationImmigration Law Changes &  New Law

State Department Requesting Expedited Review with Aims to Implement Public Charge Rule on February 24 to Coincide with Department of State’s Public Charge Rule

The State Department is working to expedite their new public charge rules in an effort to implements the rule on February 24, the same day as the Department of State’s public charge rule implementation. The original public charge rules were…
February 12, 2020