After the US Department of Homeland Security announced plans to begin implementing the Trump administration’s “public charge” rule later this month, advocates anticipate that widespread confusion and fear is threatening the health, nutrition, and housing of millions of immigrant families and set out to launch an awareness campaign. In this edition, analysts discuss what social services are banned, who may be impacted, and what immigration benefits are in question. These and other stories are discussed.
Guests: Andre Barrios, Senior Organizer, California Immigrant Policy Center, Los Angeles, CA; Aracely Navarro, Associate Director, Government and Community Relations, The Children’s Partnership, Los Angeles, CA.
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