Federal Courts Issue Preliminary Injunctions to Stop the Public Charge Rule

October 11, 2019

The Center for Public Representation celebrates the nationwide preliminary injunctions issued today by federal courts in New York (which can be read here and here) and Washington state, preventing the Administration from implementing its cruel and discriminatory public charge rule and finding the rule could discriminate against people with disabilities.  These decisions are a clear victory for disabled immigrants and their families.

In addition, a federal court in California issued a limited preliminary injunction, preventing the rule from going into effect in the plaintiff states.  While CPR is pleased by the injunction, we disagree with the court’s analysis regarding disability discrimination.

Read our full statement here, and for the latest updates on all of the ongoing litigation, please visit us here.