SDNY Decision First Enjoins USCIS From Enforcing New Public Charge Rules Nationwide; Second Circuit Limits Scope

SDNY Decision First Enjoins USCIS From Enforcing New Public Charge Rules Nationwide; Second Circuit Limits Scope

A New York federal court temporarily blocked U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) from implementing rules regarding inadmissibility on public charge grounds amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Subsequently, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals limited the injunction only to states within the Second Circuit. On July 29, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District …

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