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US to Launch ‘Wealth Test’ for Immigrants

Last updated on 24 February 2020


Effective Monday 24th February 2020, the Trump administration will subject immigrants to heightened scrutiny based on their perceived likelihood to rely on America’s public assistance programs.

VOA’s Ardita Dunellari reports the “public charge rule” got the green light from the U.S. Supreme Court last month pending ongoing litigation and will affect low-income foreign citizens seeking U.S. immigration visas or permanent residency in the United States.

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