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Halt on Wealth Test (Public Charge Rule) Via Supreme Court Against Trump

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration issued a wealth test on those pursuing citizenship in the United States. That is to say, if you were an individual who was attempting to obtain a green card, citizenship, or a visa if it was predicted by the government that you might one day require the use of public health benefits (food stamps, unemployment, etc.) based on a multitude of factors, (age, family, health, wealth, education, income, etc.), then you would be more readily denied legal immigration into the United States.

This also applies to immigrants who have already received such benefits. We can see quite readily why this is an issue: many people come to the United States in order to create wealth –most are not leaving where they are from because they are wealthy. Recently, the Supreme Court defied President Trump once again.

They have put a halt on the wealth test for immigrants. The reasoning behind this halt is because judges believe that such a wealth test will inevitably prevent a large number of people from immigrating into the United States.

Of this large number of people, the Supreme Court reasoned, many would be discouraged from seeking medical treatment amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. This is partly because many countries individuals attempt to immigrate from do not have a good healthcare infrastructure.

Hence, it follows readily why seeking healthcare when being deported back home would be discouraged. Many lawmakers are calling this a great win for public health. Our team of lawyers here at Gehi & Associates agrees! We care about the community and want everyone –especially those most vulnerable– to get the best quality care possible.

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We are Gehi & Associates. We are NYC/Queens/Brooklyn/Manhattan/Bronx/Staten Island immigration lawyers. We are here to serve our NYC/Queens/Brooklyn/Manhattan/Bronx/Staten Island communities. We do bankruptcy, family/divorce, immigration, and all forms of law. Please come to one of our Queens offices. Email us at info@gehilaw.com to set up your free initial personal consultation.

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