Posted on · The research underscores how a relatively short-lived Trump-era policy may have an enduring impact on the long-term well-being of children in immigrant families. In the Houston metro area, 43% of children have at least one immigrant parent.
Posted on · Attorney Kathryn Karam explains the unique hurdles performers, artists, and athletes have to clear to come perform in the United States.
Posted on · Under the new policy, immigration officials can deny green cards to legal immigrants over their use of public benefits.
Posted on · Under the rule, officials would weigh whether a green card applicant will be self-sufficient. The rule had been set to go into effect on Oct. 15. It's now blocked by a preliminary injunction.
Posted on · Even though the Trump administration's new public charge rule doesn't apply to most immigrant families, misinformation, mistrust and fear around the rule change is impacting public health. Cancer patients, single mothers and other families are opting out of food stamps and Medicaid because they're afraid it could affect their immigration status.
Posted on · Ken Cuccinelli, acting head of Citizenship and Immigration Services, says the new rule, which can deny green cards to immigrants who use government benefits, is part of Trump "keeping his promises."
Posted on · These are some of the stories Houston Public Media is covering.
Posted on · The so-called "public charge" rule would limit the ability of immigrants to get green cards if are likely to use government benefits, such as SNAP or housing aid.
Posted on · People are refusing these benefits out of fear it will impact their green card status.
Posted on · Nearly 200,000 people have made public comment both for and against the proposed rule that would have immigration officials factor in potential and past benefits use and income when deciding to grant a visa.
Posted on · The Department of Homeland Security says the rule ensures people who come here are self-sufficient. Local health officials are speaking out.
Posted on · A third of all publicly-insured children in Texas have a non-citizen parent, some 1.1 million kids.
Posted on · Rules proposed by the Trump administration would discourage immigrant families from using public benefits.
Posted on · Legacy Community Health argues the measure proposed by the Trump administration would actually burden taxpayers because more legal immigrants would end up in the ER
Posted on · Texas is among the states that would be most affected by the policy, which would encourage immigration officials to factor in a new income threshold when they’re deciding to deny or grant green cards and visas