Attorney General James Leads Coalition Opposing Trump Administration Rule To Deny Critical Housing Assistance To Immigrants

Posted to Applied Web NY on Tue, 07/09/2019 - 15:06

Proposed Rule Could Leave More Than 55,000 Children Homeless 

NEW YORK – Attorney General Letitia James, leading a coalition of 23 states, today submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) opposing a new rule proposal that would deny housing assistance to mixed-status families that include any undocumented immigrants. The new proposal would result in the eviction of thousands of families, including many children and lawful residents and citizens, who rely on housing assistance for their homes. If enacted, the Proposed Rule would harm the States, their residents, their local economies, and public health. The coalition was co-led by New York and the District of Columbia. 

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