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LAS Wins Appellate Decision Blocking “Public Charge” Immigration Rule

A federal appeals court blocked the controversial rule in Connecticut, New York and Vermont, according to CNN.
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Judge Blocks “Public Charge” Immigration Rules Amid Pandemic

LAS and co-counsel win two nationwide injunctions halting the Trump administration’s policy targeting vulnerable immigrants, Washington Post reports.
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LAS Attorneys Back in Court to Stop “Public Charge” Rule Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

A District Judge highlighted how the legal landscape has changed during the pandemic as he pushed the government to explain why he shouldn't issue a new injunction, according to Law360.
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LAS and NYAG File Motion to Suspend “Public Charge” Rule Amid COVID-19 Outbreak​

Groups are pressing a U.S. District Judge to halt the Trump Administration's immigration wealth test during the public health crisis, according to Law360.
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Watch: LAS “Public Charge” Experts Simplify the New Rule

Attorneys Hasan Shafiqullah and Susan Welber appeared on ABC 7 to explain what the rule means for immigrants.
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After SCOTUS “Public Charge” Setback, Advocates Urge Immigrants to Seek Legal Guidance

"It is critical that immigrants and their families making decisions about using public benefits consult legal advocates who understand the rule before assuming it applies to them,” LAS attorney Susan Welber tells the Queens Daily Eagle.
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Attorneys Condemn Supreme Court Ruling Temporarily Allowing “Public Charge” Rule

The 5-4 decision allows the rule to go into effect while it is challenged in the courts, reports CNN.
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Advocates Decry Trump’s Supreme Court Appeal to Lift Order Blocking “Public Charge” Rule

"The Trump administration is grasping at straws in their desperate attempt to expedite implementation of their racist wealth test for immigrants even before the government's appeals have been heard by the circuit courts,” reads a statement to Law 360.
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Court Denies Request to Lift Last Remaining Nationwide “Public Charge” Injunction

The ruling protects millions of low-income immigrant families from the Trump administration’s proposed change, according to CBS News.
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Immigrant Rights Advocates File First Federal Lawsuit to Block Interrelated “Public Charge” Rules

Today, advocates in New York filed Make the Road New York v. Pompeo, the first federal lawsuit seeking to jointly block three interrelated “Public Charge” rules promulgated by the Trump Administration, reports The Washington Post.
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