Melissa Boteach: Trump’s radical “public charge” rule for immigrants prioritizes wealth over family

Washington, D.C. Sept. 24, 2018 — Yesterday, the Trump administration announced a proposal, known as the “public charge” rule, that would reverse long-standing precedent and disqualify immigrants applying for permanent residency for choosing to meet the basic needs of their families. Melissa Boteach, senior vice president of the Poverty to Prosperity Program at the Center for American Progress, issued the […]