Immigration Nerds Talk About how COVID-19 and Public Charge

On February 24, the Public Charge policy was implemented. More recently, USCIS announced that in light of concern about the coronavirus and COVID-19, immigrants who undergo medical testing or receive treatment for it, will not be penalized when applying for green cards and visas under the newly enacted public charge rule.

We talk to Erickson Immigration Group attorneys Richard Christensen, and Krystal Kryst about the public charge ruling and how, unrelated to COVID-19, applicants will navigate the system.