Trump's ‘Public Charge’ Rule Change Is Facing Legal Challenges

September 26, 2019

...The Trump administration’s proposed changes to the “public charge” rule, scheduled to take effect October 15, have been under legal attack since the change was announced in August.

Among these challenges: A coalition of community groups in California filed suit in that state’s federal court; organizations in Homestead, Florida; San Juan, Texas; and Queens, New York, joined with the ACLU to file a federal suit in the District of Columbia; and a group of New York organizations represented by the Legal Aid Society, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and the law firm Paul Weiss, filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and more recently filed a request for a preliminary injunction to stop the changes from being implemented while the lawsuit proceeds. ...

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September 26, 2019