Catholic News Roundup Fall 2019

The Immigration Crisis? Featuring Dr. Eileen Fry-Bowers

We met together on September 25th to discuss current topics relevant to the current Immigration crisis.

Dr. Fry-Bowers shared the following resources on public charge:

National Immigration Law Center: https://protectingimmigrantfamilies.org/
Immigrant Legal Resource Center: https://www.ilrc.org/public-charge
Both of these websites have toolkits, FAQ, etc. They are excellent resources for advocates and the public.

Kaiser Family Foundation, Disparity Policy: https://www.kff.org/disparities-policy/fact-sheet/public-charge-policies-for-immigrants-implications-for-health-coverage/
The Commonwealth Fund: https://www.commonwealthfund.org/blog/2019/new-public-charge-rule-affecting-immigrants-has-major-implications-medicaid-and-entire
Catholic Legal Immigration Network: https://cliniclegal.org/resources/dhs-finalizes-public-charge-rule
Joint Comment on Rule, USCCB and CCUSA: https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Joint-CCUSA-and-USCCB-Public-Charge-filing.pdf