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Harm of Public Charge Policy During COVID-19 Pandemic

Aug 04, 2021


This fact sheet summarizes an extensive body of research documenting the harm done by the Trump public charge policy. That includes economic deprivation and the denial of health care for immigrant families during the pandemic, including COVID-19 vaccination and care. The research also confirms that the chilling effect remains an ongoing health and economic threat, despite Trump policy's reversal by the Biden Administration.