Leaked policy proposals, including to the long standing public charge rule, indicate the Administration’s intent to make life more difficult for immigrants, including their U.S. citizen children, by restricting their ability to access basic programs safeguarding the health care, nutrition, housing, and economic security of low-income families.
The Florida Health Justice Project is part of a national Protecting Immigrant Families Campaign bringing together local, state and national advocates to defend against these threats through outreach and education. The public, press and policy makers need to understand the harmful impact such changes would have on Florida’s families and communities.
The resources below provide Information and data on the public charge issue and include materials for Florida's health care providers, immigrant advocates and impacted individuals willing to share their stories. It is vitally important that we hear from you.
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