A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to set aside an injunction blocking the Trump administration from enforcing a rule that would withhold green cards from immigrants likely to require government assistance such as Medicaid or food stamps.
Ryan: I married an immigrant. We went through the legal process and when we had our interview the USCIS agent was very welcoming to my wife. But she made it very clear she was not being granted permanent resident status to become dependent on public assistance. That she was expected to be a contributing member of society. We both respected and understood that.