Help Refugees at Risk in the U.S. and Globally

by International Rescue Committee
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Help Refugees at Risk in the U.S. and Globally
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Help Refugees at Risk in the U.S. and Globally
Help Refugees at Risk in the U.S. and Globally
Help Refugees at Risk in the U.S. and Globally
Help Refugees at Risk in the U.S. and Globally
Help Refugees at Risk in the U.S. and Globally
Help Refugees at Risk in the U.S. and Globally
Help Refugees at Risk in the U.S. and Globally
Help Refugees at Risk in the U.S. and Globally
Help Refugees at Risk in the U.S. and Globally

Project Report | Dec 18, 2018
Update--Help Refugees at Risk in the U.S.

By Caitlin Golub | Account Manager

On October 10, the Department of Homeland Security proposed a policy change that would make it much more difficult for immigrants building new lives in the United States to access health care, find housing, or feed their families.

Under current immigration law, an individual can be denied entry or a change of immigration status—such as obtaining permanent residency—if they are considered a “public charge.” The Trump Administration’s proposal will drastically expand this definition to include critical safety net programs that immigrant families need to survive. 

These changes directly attack the thousands of immigrant families the International Rescue Committee serves. And they hurt American communities, which have always been strengthened by the contributions of newcomers.

However, our community not taking this attack lying down: 210,889 comments were submitted to the Federal Register after the new rule was proposed. The Administration will now have to examine these comments as they consider whether or not to proceed with this devastating new policy. We must continue to stand with thousands of immigrant families who would be affected by this disastrous proposal.

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Sep 19, 2018
Update--Help Refugees at Risk in the U.S.

By Caitlin Golub | Account Manager

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Update--Help Refugees at Risk in the U.S.

By Caitlin Golub | Account Manager

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