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Trump administration seeks to limit access to U.S. for immigrants who use or are likely to use public assistance

The proposed changes amount to a broad expansion of the government’s ability to deny visas or residency to immigrants if they or members of their household benefit from programs like Medicare Part D or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

By Nick Miroff, The Washington Post
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen takes part in a Federal Commission on School Safety meeting at the White House in Washington, D.C. on August 16, 2018.

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