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AILA Doc. No. 19081200 | Dated August 14, 2019 | File Size: 1430 KDownload the Document
USCIS final rule amending the regulations relating to the public charge ground of inadmissibility. The rule is effective at 12:00 am (ET) on 10/15/19. Applications and petitions already pending with USCIS on the effective date of the rule will not be subject to the rule. (84 FR 41292, 8/14/19)
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
8 CFR Parts 103, 212, 213, 214, 245 and 248
[CIS No. 2637–19; DHS Docket No. USCIS–2010–0012]
Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds
AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS.
ACTION: Final rule.
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On March 9, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the pending appeal in DHS v. New York et. al. and the Seventh Circuit also dismissed the government’s appeal in Cook County, et al. v. Wolf, et al. As a result of these decisions, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois’s order vacating the 2019 public charge final rule nationwide went into effect.
Subsequently, DHS withdrew its 2019 public charge rule, and USCIS stopped applying the rule to all pending applications and petitions. The DOS public charge rule was enjoined in July 2020, and, in December 2020, DOJ withdrew its public charge rule from OIRA.
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