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Trump administration aims to make citizenship more difficult for immigrants who receive public assistance

Immigrants who use public benefits — such as Medicaid, food stamps or housing assistance — could have a tougher time obtaining a green card or U.S. citizenship.

President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of Congress in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 28, 2017.
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