USCIS Sets Effective Date for Public Charge Rule: Feb 24, 2020

Please note that the public charge rule only applies to new applicants for family-based adjustment of status, employment-based cases, diversity visas and non-immigrant visas. If you or your case does not fall into these specific categories, the public charge rule does not apply to you. USCIS has officially announced that the the public charge rule goes into effect on February 24, 2020 except for in the State of Illinois where the rule remains enjoined by a federal court as of January 30, 2020. USCIS will only apply the public charge rule to applications and petitions postmarked (or submitted electronically) on or … Continue reading USCIS Sets Effective Date for Public Charge Rule: Feb 24, 2020