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“Public Charge Rule” is a test applied by USCIS (immigration) when someone is applying for a green card for the first time or applying for admission to the U.S. to make sure they will not become a burden on the government.

CT Safe Connect’s domestic violence hotlines are open. Call or text 1-888-774-2900 or use the chat function at www.ctsafeconnect.com.

State and federal fair housing laws prohibit discrimination based on national origin, religion, and ancestry. 

The Online Detainee Locator allows people to locate immigration detainees who are in ICE detention.

The public charge rule says that immigrants who get certain public benefits could have trouble getting a green card or gaining entry to the U.S.

Going to court can be stressful. This video will cover everything you need to know about getting ready for a court hearing, including what to wear, who to bring with you, what happens when you see the judge, meeting with a mediator, and more. We hope that you'll feel more at ease and prepared after you watch this video.

Learn about your rights and responsibilities as an immigrant worker in the United States.

Get the latest information for Connecticut residents on the COVID-19 outbreak, including checks from the government, court access, DSS benefits, health insurance, drivers's licenses, housing, foreclosures, immigration, utilities, unemployment, and more.

If government agents question you, it is important to understand your rights. You should be careful about what you say when approached by federal, state or local law enforcement officials. If you give answers, they can be used against you in a criminal, immigration, or civil case.

Some people who are not United States citizens have been arrested or detained by the U.S. government.

There are laws that protect immigrants. Read this to learn what to do if the police or immigration stop you, arrest you, or go to your home or work. Also find out where to get legal help and more.

What is P-EBT? Will I get P-EBT? How do I get P-EBT?

If you think you could be detained or deported, making a plan for someone to care for your children can help you feel calmer.

This video includes information about emergency Medicaid for COVID-19 testing and treatment for immigrants who are not usually eligible for Medicaid; Pandemic-EBT (SNAP) for school children who get free or reduced price lunch, which are benefits that will not count against you for public charge analysis; unemployment insurance for those with employment authorization; housing and the eviction moratorium; safety, abuse and how to get a restraining order; USCIS and courts in the public health emergency.

What are my rights? How can I become a legal permament resident?

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“Public Charge Rule” is a test applied by USCIS (immigration) when someone is applying for a green card for the first time or applying for admission to the U.S. to make sure they will not become a burden on the government.

CT Safe Connect’s domestic violence hotlines are open. Call or text 1-888-774-2900 or use the chat function at www.ctsafeconnect.com.

State and federal fair housing laws prohibit discrimination based on national origin, religion, and ancestry. 

The Online Detainee Locator allows people to locate immigration detainees who are in ICE detention.

The public charge rule says that immigrants who get certain public benefits could have trouble getting a green card or gaining entry to the U.S.

Going to court can be stressful. This video will cover everything you need to know about getting ready for a court hearing, including what to wear, who to bring with you, what happens when you see the judge, meeting with a mediator, and more. We hope that you'll feel more at ease and prepared after you watch this video.

Learn about your rights and responsibilities as an immigrant worker in the United States.

Get the latest information for Connecticut residents on the COVID-19 outbreak, including checks from the government, court access, DSS benefits, health insurance, drivers's licenses, housing, foreclosures, immigration, utilities, unemployment, and more.

If government agents question you, it is important to understand your rights. You should be careful about what you say when approached by federal, state or local law enforcement officials. If you give answers, they can be used against you in a criminal, immigration, or civil case.

Some people who are not United States citizens have been arrested or detained by the U.S. government.

There are laws that protect immigrants. Read this to learn what to do if the police or immigration stop you, arrest you, or go to your home or work. Also find out where to get legal help and more.

What is P-EBT? Will I get P-EBT? How do I get P-EBT?

If you think you could be detained or deported, making a plan for someone to care for your children can help you feel calmer.

This video includes information about emergency Medicaid for COVID-19 testing and treatment for immigrants who are not usually eligible for Medicaid; Pandemic-EBT (SNAP) for school children who get free or reduced price lunch, which are benefits that will not count against you for public charge analysis; unemployment insurance for those with employment authorization; housing and the eviction moratorium; safety, abuse and how to get a restraining order; USCIS and courts in the public health emergency.

What are my rights? How can I become a legal permament resident?

I’m not a US Citizen. How can I protect myself?