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Strong Opposition to Proposed Changes to the Public Charge Guidelines

December 10, 2018
Consumer Finance
Comment Letter

Self-Help and the Center for Responsible Lending strongly oppose the Department of Homeland Security’s proposed rule to drastically expand the criteria that will be considered to determine whether an immigrant is likely to become a public charge. Being deemed a public charge is of tremendous consequence for individuals and families, as it permits the government to deny someone admission to the United States or a change in status, including lawful permanent residence.

Continue reading the comment letter. (PDF)