“Public charge” rule permanently blocked

  • Post published:March 15, 2021
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The 2019 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) public charge rule has been blocked permanently nationwide. The rule penalized some immigrants who turned to certain public assistance programs for help, sowing…

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NJ SNAP Survey
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NJ SNAP Survey

  • Post published:January 25, 2021
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Hunger Free NJ has launched a survey to learn more about why people do not participate in SNAP & how to boost enrollment.

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New COVID package boosts SNAP
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New COVID package boosts SNAP

  • Post published:January 4, 2021
  • Post category:News

The latest COVID relief package provides higher SNAP benefits and makes it easier for some to receive this important nutrition support.

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New rule deters immigrants from seeking help

  • Post published:March 3, 2020
  • Post category:News

The Trump administration’s public charge rule took effect on February 24, spreading fear among immigrants who may need public assistance. Under the rule, legal immigrants seeking green cards can have…

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