Bloomberg Law
Aug. 4, 2020, 1:47 PM

Public Charge Rule Rejected by U.S. Appeals Court in New York

Bob Van Voris
Bob Van Voris
Bloomberg News

A U.S. appeals court upheld a ruling blocking the Trump administration from denying legal status to immigrants who receive most kinds of public assistance.

The 114-page ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals in New York won’t have immediate effect because of a decision in January by the U.S. Supreme Court. The high court allowed the rule to go forward until the justices decide whether to hear the case or issues a decision.

On Tuesday, the appeals court upheld an October order by U.S. District Court Judge George B. Daniels blocking the “public charge” rule.

The appeals court did, however, ...

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