Protecting Immigrant Families Offers Updated Public Charge Materials and September 5 Webinar

Now that the harmful “public charge” rule is final (see Memo8/19), Protecting Immigrant Rights (PIF) has updated its materials designed to help advocates inform immigrant communities about who will be affected and what their rights are. In particular, PIF has an easy-to-read 12-page analysis along with frequently asked questions about the final rule. Also, PIF will hold a “Public Charge 101” webinar on September 5 at 1:00 p.m. ET on the basics of the public charge rule. Register at:  

PIF has also updated slides organizations can tailor for local information sessions geared to service providers, advocates, and community leaders. Soon PIF will also have slides designed for immigrant communities. Fact sheets titled “Let’s Talk about Public Charge,” “Getting the Help You Need,” and “You Have Rights, Protect Your Health” are available in a number of languages. Advocates should check the PIF website periodically as new material is added.

PIF’s “Changes to Public Charge: Analysis and Frequently Asked Questions, Updated August 2019” is at:

PIF’s “Public Charge Finalization Presentation” slide template is at:

The Protecting Immigrant Families website is at:

Register for the September 5 webinar at: