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Consumer Voice Submits Comments Opposing Public Charge Rule

December 10, 2018

Consumer Voice submitted comments to the Department of Homeland Security opposing the proposed public charge rule.  Consumer Voice wrote to express our strong opposition to the changes regarding "public charge,” published in the Federal Register on October 10, 2018. The proposed rule would cause serious harm to older immigrants and their families, localities, states, and health care providers and facilities, and DHS provides no justification for why changes are needed. We urge that the rule be withdrawn in its entirety, and that long-standing principles clarified in the 1999 field guidance remain in effect.  Read Consumer Voice's full comments here.

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