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Biden Reverses Immigrant Exclusionary “Wealth Test”, NJ Today

March 14, 2021

Morgan Lewis partner Eleanor Pelta’s pro bono representation of advocacy groups opposed to the Trump administration’s immigration-related “wealth test” was highlighted in a recent NJ Today article. “Sadly, the public charge regulation caused immigrants of all statuses to forego health care and vital economic support out of fear of jeopardizing their ability to apply for lawful permanent status,” said Eleanor. “Mothers and fathers shied away from assistance that their families were eligible for because of this rule, adding additional stress and concern during a pandemic and economic downturn.”

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