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2.27.20 CLPHA Member Update
On February 24, the Administration’s new public charge policy went into effect. This follows a Supreme Court decision from February 21 that granted a stay on the last public charge injunction that was in place in Illinois. With that decision, the new policy takes effect nationwide. This policy...
1.29.20 CLPHA Member Update
On January 27, the Supreme Court voted to allow the Trump administration to implement its new “public charge” policy, lifting the nationwide injunction that a federal judge in New York had ordered in October 2019. While a state-wide injunction on public charge remains in place in Illinois, the...
10.11.19 CLPHA Member Update
On October 11, a New York judge issued a nationwide injunction  temporarily blocking implementation of  the Trump Administration’s new rule on Public Charge, which was scheduled to take effect on October 15. The judge’s decision states that the rule “is repugnant to the...
9.13.19 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA’s Immigration Working Group, with guidance from counsel Reno and Cavanaugh, has developed three new member resources to help PHAs prepare for the Department of Homeland Security’s Public Charge Rule scheduled to be implemented on October 15, 2019. The following documents...
8.14.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its final rule on public charge in the Federal Register. The publication of “Inadmissability on Public Charge Grounds” follows the notice of proposed rulemaking that was published in October 2018. DHS received over 250,000 comments,...
6.14.19 Fact Sheet, CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
 A draft of the main points that CLPHA will be putting forth in its comments on HUD’s proposed non-citizen rule is now available for review by members. If your PHA has calculated the number of families who would be impacted by the rule and/or estimated the cost of...
6.6.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA received very helpful feedback on today’s member call that will inform our public comments in response to HUD’s proposed non-citizen rule. To aid members in writing your own public comments, we are distributing some materials that may be useful: HUD’s analysis of the proposed rule,...
6.3.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA will host a call on June 6, 2019, at 2:00 PM ET to solicit feedback from CLPHA members on the recently proposed non-citizen rule, which would terminate subsidies for mixed status immigrant families currently receiving federal housing assistance; an agenda for the call is now available here....
5.29.19 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA will host a call on June 6, 2019, at 2:00 PM ET to solicit feedback from CLPHA members on the recently proposed non-citizen rule, which would terminate subsidies for mixed status immigrant families currently receiving federal housing assistance. CLPHA staff and members of the CLPHA...
5.21.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy, Policy
More members of Congress and public housing authorities are speaking out against a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that would disallow undocumented immigrants from living in federally subsidized housing.   Rep. Sylvia Garcia Introduces Legislation to...

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