Health Insurance for Green Card Applicants

By |2020-07-01T15:01:48-04:00July 1st, 2020|Immigrant health insurance, Immigration, Immigration Policies, Public Charge, Trump|

Over the past year, the Trump administration has introduced new rules and financial requirements that make it more difficult for many to immigrate to the United States. These tighter restrictions generally affect all family-based applicants. Many of the new requirements revolve around the premise that immigrants not be dependent on the U.S. government for financial [...]

Trump Wasted So Much Money Harassing Immigrants that USCIS Needs a Bailout

By |2020-06-15T12:56:56-04:00June 15th, 2020|Immigrant health insurance, Immigration, Public Charge, Trump, USCIS Office Closure|

For three years, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) — the federal agency that processes visas, work permits and naturalizations — has lectured immigrants about how they should become more self-sufficient. It has alleged, without evidence, that too many immigrants are on the dole. (Actually, immigrants pay more in taxes than they receive in federal benefits, and [...]

Filing For Unemployment? Legal Immigrants Are Afraid.

By |2020-05-11T16:56:50-04:00May 11th, 2020|Coronavirus, Immigration, Immigration Policies, Public Charge, Trump|

This year got off to a busy start for Raquel and Alex. After almost two years together, they got married. Raquel was training for a new job at an immigration law firm in Atlanta. Alex was in a new job in sales. When the coronavirus hit, they found themselves among the millions suddenly jobless. Compounding this bad [...]