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Public Charge/Carga Pública

 

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A person can be labeled as a “public charge” if they use some government benefits and plan to apply for a green card. This can affect your immigration status. Not all government programs affect your immigration status so please click here to see what programs are part of the new “public charge” rule. The rule went into full application on February 24, 2020. Application for green cards that not adhere to the rule will be rejected.

 

Please remember, not all government programs are part of the “public charge” rule.

 

La nueva ley de “public charge” o “carga pública” aplica a las personas que usan algunos beneficios o programas del gobierno y que desean aplicar a residencia americana. Esto puede afectar el proceso de inmigración.
 
Haga click aquí y vaya a la segunda página para saber cuales programas y beneficios están bajo la regla de “carga pública”.