Who does he think he is?
President Trump’s “Public Charge” rule has been blocked once again by a New York judge.
U.S. District Judge George Daniels stated, “The government’s interest in effectuating the rule fails to measure up to the gravity of this global pandemic that continues to threaten the lives and economic well-being of America’s residents.”
Daniels also wrote:
Plaintiffs provide ample evidence that the Rule deters immigrants from seeking testing and treatment for COVID-19, which in turn impedes public efforts in the Governmental Plaintiffs’ jurisdictions to stem the spread of the disease. Doctors and other medical personnel, state and local officials, and staff at nonprofit organizations have all witnessed immigrants refusing to enroll in Medicaid or other publicly funded health coverage, or forgoing testing and treatment for COVID-19, out of fear that accepting such insurance or care will increase their risk of being labeled a “public charge.”
Not only Daniels, many other businesses are opposed to the Public Charge rule because “it is expected to reduce the inflow of new consumers, renters, and workers.”
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