Proposed Regulations Could Penalize Immigrants

The latest leaks in Washington indicate that the Trump administration remains serious about discouraging documented immigrants and their children from using federally funded health and nutrition programs – a policy change that could have wide-ranging implications for the Philadelphia School District and its students.

“What they’re saying is that they’re going to greatly broaden the conditions in which [immigrants] could be considered a ‘public charge,’” said Mark Greenberg of the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C. “This would count against you.”

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