Q: My wife is in process of I-485 adjustments of status and I got lay-off. Can we apply for Food Snaps
Would it effect her getting a green card
We waiting on interview . And we of course used someone else as sponsor
Hey, under the public charge rule, the USCIS will consider whether the intending immigrant has received or will be eligible to receive public benefits in the future. Last month, there was a temporary hold on i-944 but it seems to apply to certain states- NY-VT-CT- USCIS has been quite about the rule and how to apply it during the pandemic. Check out my Youtube channel where I discussed the states and answered other immigration questions https://linktr.ee/Ifylaw
Applying for food stamps at this stage of the application may not affect your spouse but it is definitely a question that could come up at interview.
Contact an experienced immigration attorney to discuss this concern. I hope everything works out for you regarding your job.
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