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Trump seeks to penalize immigrants for using public benefits

Clip: 08/13/2019 | 6m 1s

Recent immigration debates have focused on illegal entry into the U.S. But the Trump administration is issuing new rules to limit legal immigration, by penalizing green card seekers who use, or might eventually use, public benefits. Yamiche Alcindor talks to the Bipartisan Policy Center's Theresa Cardinal Brown about the public charge concept and who will feel the effects of the rule change.

Aired: 08/13/19

Rating: NR

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