U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced last week that the new Public Charge rule will go into effect on February 24, 2020, except for in the State of Illinois. The agency also clarified that the new public charge testing criteria will only be used on applications postmarked or received after February 24.
From USCIS’s website:
The Protecting Immigrant Families campaign is hosting a call and two webinars in January to provide basic information about the public charge rule and the current state of play regarding the rule and related immigration policies: