Millions of Children Threatened by New Trump Regulation

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Congress Must Block “Public Charge” Policy, Advocates Urge

WASHINGTON — Advocates for children and education denounced a Trump Administration regulation finalized today that effectively restricts immigration access based on income and other factors, threatening millions of children in immigrant families. Advocates urged swift congressional action to block its implementation.

The final regulation puts admissions to the U.S. or applications for a “green card” at risk if an immigrant uses Medicaid, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, for...