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Resources for Immigrants

Documentation guidelines, benefit eligibility charts, and other resources for the immigrant community.

Name of File

Defining Qualified Non-Citizen (federally funded programs)

A listing of immigrants that are considered a qualified "non-citizen" (also known as "qualified aliens" in federal law).

Immigrants’ Eligibility Chart

Chart indicating which immigrants meet the immigration criteria of 28 different public benefit programs.
Note: Immigrants must also meet all other eligibility criteria of that program.

Immigrant Statuses Documentation Guide

Outlines common documentation to prove immigration status in the United States.

Q&A on Public Charge (final rule in effect as of December 23, 2022)

Learn what public charge means, what benefits count and who is exempt, along with resources for help.

Asylum Seeker Resources

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