Biden admin tells Supreme Court it won't defend previous admin's discriminatory 'public charge' rule

March 18, 2021
The Daily Kos

...“The Biden administration has rightly withdrawn the government appeals of appellate court decisions enjoining the Trump DHS’s public charge rule, clearing the way at last for this unlawful rule to no longer be enforced,” the coalition of groups, including Legal Aid Society, Center for Constitutional Rights, Make the Road New York, and African Services Committee, said on Tuesday.

“Immigrant families can now access life-saving health care, food, and housing assistance for which they are eligible without fear that they will lose the chance to obtain lawful permanent residence, because the actions today mean that the harmful Trump public charge rule will again be blocked,” they continued. “The Trump rule erected an invisible wall in the form of a wealth test that discriminated against people on the basis of race as a condition for regularizing their immigration status.” ...

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