“To protect benefits for American citizens, immigrants must be financially self-sufficient,” President Donald Trump said.
President Trump’s new rule could deny green cards for immigrants who use public benefits.
The White House announced on Monday that the Trump Administration will enforce longstanding immigration law that prohibits immigrants from abusing public benefits.
To be clear, this new rule does not impact humanitarian-based immigration programs such as for refugees or asylum-seekers.
“Today, USCIS, the agency I head as part of the Department of Homeland Security has issued a rule that encourages and ensures self reliance and self sufficiency for those seeking to come to or to stay in the United States,” Acting Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli said.
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