Concerned About Public Benefits & Immigration? NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs
*Don’t stop using public benefits unnecessarily
*Call ActionNYC at 1-800-354-0365 and say “public charge” if you have any questions or concerns about how the rule might impact you.
It is important to know:
*The ‘public charge’ rule does not change eligibility requirements for public benefits.
*The ‘public charge’ rule does not affect everyone. There is no ‘public charge’ test for a green card holder who apply for citizenship.
*Free legal help is available. If you have questions or concerns, consult a free, safe immigration legal service provider. Call ActionNYC at 1-800-354-0365 and say ‘public charge’.
*If you are sponsoring a family member abroad or will be traveling abroad to apply for a green card or visa, call ActionNYC for free, safe immigration legal services to understand how’public charge’ might impact you.
*The City will keep fighting to stop the ‘public charge’ rule. Stay up to date at NYC.gov/PublicCharge.
*This information is for general educational purposes and is not legal advice.
Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from a flyer from the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and I give them full credit for it. Please call the office directly for more information.