On February 5, 2020, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced new policy guidelines and revised forms in connection with the Trump administration’s highly contested Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds final rule (“Final Rule”). The new guidelines and forms became effective nationwide on February 24, 2020.
In this alert, we answer the following questions:
- What Does the Public Charge Rule Change?
- Who Is Impacted?
- Who is Exempt?
- What Is the Impact on Adjustment of Status Applications?
- What is the Impact on Nonimmigrant Changes of Status and Extensions of Stay?
- What Are the ‘Public Benefits’ That Count Under the New Public Charge Rule?
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