Summary of New Memorandum by DHS Implementing President’s ‘Enforcement of Immigration Laws to Serve National Interest’ that came into effect on February 21, 2017

The directives that stand out are: DHS (ICE, CBP and USCIS) shall execute US immigration laws against all ‘removable aliens’ who:Have been convicted of any criminal offenseHave been charged with any criminal offense that has not been resolved – it does not make an exception for individuals who although once...

What is Public Charge

Public charge means an individual who is likely to become primarily dependent on the government for subsistence, by either the receipt of public cash assistance for income maintenance or institutionalization for long-term care at government expense.