In her recent interview with CityLab, Cori Alonso-Yoder, Practitioner-in-Residence with the Immigrant Justice Clinic, talks about the history of the public charge rule and its role in the U.S. political debate on welfare.  Alonso-Yoder discusses her forthcoming article “Publicly Charged: A Critical Examination of Immigrant Public Benefit Restrictions” with journalist Brentin Mock and talks about the parallels of political messaging on “welfare queens” and “anchor babies.”

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