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Report: New Trump proposal to deny citizenship to immigrants who use certain public benefits




Senior advisor for policy for President Donald Trump Stephen Miller arrives for the Senate Republican policy lunch at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on May 15, 2018. It's been stated by NBC that the new plan regarding legal immigrants is apart of Miller's immigration overhaul.
Senior advisor for policy for President Donald Trump Stephen Miller arrives for the Senate Republican policy lunch at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on May 15, 2018. It's been stated by NBC that the new plan regarding legal immigrants is apart of Miller's immigration overhaul.
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Reports are the Trump Administration will soon formally propose denying citizenship to permanent legal residents who’ve used public benefits.

Currently, receiving cash welfare typically disqualifies. The new proposal would extend that to people getting ACA subsidies and other benefits. Is that fair to legal residents seeking citizenship?

Guests:

Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies at Center for Immigration Studies

Alvaro Huerta, staff attorney for the National Immigration Law Center, an organization that works to advance the rights of low-income immigrants; he tweets @AlvaroMHuerta