NY Legislators Oppose Plan to End Housing Aid for Undocumented Immigrants

Maria Perez
May 15, 2019 - 5:00

Lawmakers in New York are pushing back on a proposed Trump administration policy that would make it more difficult for families with mixed immigration status to live in public housing or receive housing benefits. In April, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a proposal that would screen all public housing residents under age 62 through a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) program to verify their immigration status. The proposed rule could cause mixed-status families to...

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