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Immigrant Eligibility for Publicly Funded Health Care Benefits - THREATENED CHANGES SEPTEMBER 2018
Sept.23, 2018 ALERT - Trump Proposes Harsh "Public Charge" Rule Changes On Sept. 22, 2018, the the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a press release and the text of the highly anticipated public charge rule. which will change the definition for deciding whether an immigrant who...
Medicaid for Immigrants who are Not Permanent Residents (Do Not have "Green Cards")-- PRUCOL and Temporary Non-Immigrant Eligibility
September 2018 ALERT - On Sept. 22, 2018, the Trump Administration proposed changes on the standards for deciding whether an immigrant who receives Medicaid or other government benefits is considered a "public charge" which can result in denial of Lawful Permanent Resident status (green card),...
Emergency Medicaid in New York State - Limited Medicaid Coverage for Undocumented Immigrants
September 2018 ALERT - On Sept. 22, 2018, the Trump Administration proposed changes on the standards for deciding whether an immigrant who receives Medicaid or other government benefits is considered a "public charge" which can result in denial of Lawful Permanent Resident status (green card),...
The Language Access Resource Center - Empire Justice Center
The Language Access Resource Center (LARC) of the Empire Justice Center provides information and resources about the rights of Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals. It describe the federal and New York State laws prohibiting discrimination against LEP individuals and the obligations...
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Public Health Insurance
Haitian individuals who have applied for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) may be eligible for public health insurance in New York State.  What is Temporary Protected Status? TPS is a temporary immigration status granted to eligible individuals of a certain country designated by the...
A New Website for Language Services in Pharmacy Settings
The New York Academy of Medicine is pleased to announce a new website focused on multilingual language services in pharmacy settings in New York City.  www.NYCLanguageRx.org This website hosts: A growing directory of New York City pharmacies that provide language assistance services ...
Empire Justice Center Reports on Immigrant Access to Health Care in NY's Health Insurance Exchange
The Empire Justice Center published a report in May, 2013 exploring the policies that guide immigrant access to health care and making recommendations for improving immigrant access through New York's Health Insurance Exchange: New York's Exchange Portal: A Gateway to Coverage for Immigrants ...


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