Marielena Hincapié

Marielena Hincapié is executive director of the National Immigration Law Center, the leading organization dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants in the U.S.

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As the legal battle continues over the Trump administration's new "public charge" policy, "we must all fight this cruel regulation and the Trump administration's broader anti-immigrant agenda and see it for what it truly is: a power struggle between those of us who believe we can become an inclusive and equitable society and those who are threatened by our diversity." (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images) Views
Friday, February 28, 2020
Trump's New "Public Charge" Is a Radical and Grotesque Attack on Immigrant Communities and US Democracy
This week, the Trump administration launches a pernicious attack on our democracy as it begins implementing the so-called “public charge” regulation. This regulation is a racially-motivated wealth test that will block low- and moderate-income immigrants from obtaining visas and green cards by...
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