Immigrant Eligibility for Public Benefits in New York State

Topics:
  • Public Benefits / Welfare
  • Other Immigration
  • Advocacy

This session will provide an overview of key concepts in noncitizen eligibility for public benefits in New York State, including PRUCOL and “qualified alien,” and will take a look at who is eligible for several of the most common New York State public benefits. We’ll discuss common problems that arise and potential advocacy strategies. Finally, we’ll address public charge concerns and how to best counsel clients who may fear accessing benefits for which they are eligible.

Registration:
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IAN Partners

  • pro bono net
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • national immigration law center
  • unidos us
  • immigration legal resource center
  • immigration legal resource center
  • american immigration council
  • american civil liberties union
  • american immigration council
  • national immigration project
  • the advocates for human rights
  • lutheran immigration and refugee service
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