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Information Alert: Court Limits Geographic Scope of Injunction Stopping the Public Charge Rule to NY, CT, and VT

Note: this is an update to yesterday’s Information Alert, “Public Charge Rule Updates”.

Source: Center for Public Representation

Yesterday, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals partially stayed the nationwide temporary injunction issued by a district court in New York last month against the Department of Homeland Security’s discriminatory public charge rule. That decision had halted the rule for the duration of the national public health emergency declared by the Trump Administration. This new decision means the rule is now back in effect nationwide, except in the states of New York, Connecticut, and Vermont.

Read the full article from the Center for Public Representation.