Join the week of action opposing the public charge rule! [Corrected Date]
The public charge rule will discriminate against immigrants with disabilities and their families trying to enter the U.S. (get a visa) or get a green card (become a permanent resident). In collaboration with the disability community, Protecting Immigrant Families will focus this week on Health, Aging, and Disability in the broader campaign to unite public opposition and stop this rule. We have a lot of resources to help you learn more about the rule, spread the word, and (most importantly) submit comments:
We have created 2 new resources to help you learn more about the public charge rule and what it means for people with disabilities: a grassroots explainer and a more detailed info sheet.
We have worked with the Arc of the United States to create a link to help you comment on the rule. Remember to individualize the comments about why you care about the rule and how you or someone you know will be impacted.
Protecting Immigrant Families has created this Social Media Toolkit to help you spread the word and encourage friends and family to comment on the rule.
Join us and other disability advocates on twitter on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 2pm EST to #ProtectFamilies and help get the word out.
It is critical that the disability community speaks out against this devastating rule before the public comment period closes on December 10th.
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