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California Health and Human Services Agency Develops Public Charge Guide

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The California Health and Human Services Agency has developed a two-page guide  — to the federal government’s new public charge rule, which changes the policy under which the federal government can deny immigrants U.S. entry or adjustment to their legal permanent resident status (e.g., green card) if they are determined likely to become dependent on public programs as their main source of support. The guide —which will be updated periodically — includes information on the programs subject to the new rule, who is affected, its impact on permanent legal residents, links to legal resources, and more.