CPR, the ACLU, and 17 other disability advocacy organizations represented by Latham & Watkins filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals opposing DHS’ appeal seeking to overturn the preliminary injunction issued by a federal district court in California in October, applying to plaintiff states. Read our full press release here.
If the rule is allowed to go into effect, it will have disastrous consequences for disabled immigrants and their families. For more on how DHS’ public charge rule would affect people with disabilities if it were to become law, check out our fact sheet and explainer on the rule. The latest updates on the ongoing litigation can be found here.