NILC FAQ: Eligibility for Assistance Based on Immigration Status

5/27/21 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress has passed several emergency measures that provide
assistance to struggling individuals and families. This table provides information about immigrants’ eligibility for these programs in addition to potential implications for public charge determinations.
(USCIS recently posted an alert clarifying that it will not consider testing, treatment, or preventive care related to COVID-19 in a public charge inadmissibility determination. Key Words: Pandemic