The American Bar Association Journal quoted Tahirih Senior Immigration Policy Counsel, Irena Sullivan, in an article about the new rule denying permanent legal residence (i.e. a green card) to immigrants who are deemed a “public charge.” Sullivan pointed out that this rule could severely harm immigrant survivors of gender-based violence by forcing them to remain dependent on their abusers.
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More poor immigrants will be deemed likely ‘public charges’ and denied green cards under new rule
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November 19th, 2019