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"Public charge" query

Old Dec 14th 2001, 4:21 am
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Michael Simpson
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Hi all.

I will be filing for AOS based on marriage to my USC wife shortly (I am a Brit
currently in B-2 status) and wondered if anyone could advise me regarding a
question I have. My wife currently earns a modest living, not great but we're not
on the streets either. She is considering applying for public housing in our town
and of course I would live there with her, at least until I was working and we
were able to live somewhere better. My question is, would me living there cause
any problems to my AOS application on public charge grounds? The following site:
http://www.cbpp.org/1-7-00imm.htm seems to indicate no, but if anyone could give
me a definitive answer I'd certainly appreciate it. Cheers.

Mike S
 
Old Dec 14th 2001, 10:03 am
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Alvena Ferreira
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Michael Simpson wrote:
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See the URL from the INS website regarding public charge. It appears that housing
assistance is not considered for public charge:
http://www.ins.usdoj.gov/graphics/pu...public_cfs.htm Alvena
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Old Dec 14th 2001, 4:57 pm
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Check this memo
http://www.ins.usdoj.gov/graphics/pu...public_cqa.htm Read "Q7".
Your wife should be eligible for the housing, but you may not. She will have to
report that you are in the household, but not receiving any "benefits" Example: My
husband (Canadian) does not receive the insurance benefits the kids and I have
because part of the insurance plan is funded by Medicaid, and he must be a PR for 5
years before he can receive benefits. So when I apply for the insurance, I tell the
worker he is in the household, but request he not be considered for benefits (he
wouldn't get them anyway). Hope this doesn't confuse you more. Take care. Shelley

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Old Dec 14th 2001, 5:32 pm
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Thanks for the info. We have a child together and I have been informed by the
housing association that I will qualify for the housing also due to being the
father of that child who is a dependent of my wife (and me too, obviously).

Mike S
 
Old Dec 14th 2001, 7:05 pm
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Best of luck in your new home! Take Care. Shelley

[usenetquote2]> > Check this memo[/usenetquote2]
[usenetquote2]> > http://www.ins.usdoj.gov/graphics/pu...public_cqa.htm Read[/usenetquote2]
[usenetquote2]> > "Q7". Your wife should be eligible for the housing, but you may not. She will[/usenetquote2]
[usenetquote2]> > have to report that you are in the household, but not receiving any "benefits"[/usenetquote2]
[usenetquote2]> > Example: My husband (Canadian) does not receive the insurance benefits[/usenetquote2]
the
[usenetquote2]> > kids and I have because part of the insurance plan is funded by[/usenetquote2]
Medicaid,
[usenetquote2]> > and he must be a PR for 5 years before he can receive benefits. So when[/usenetquote2]
I
[usenetquote2]> > apply for the insurance, I tell the worker he is in the household, but request he[/usenetquote2]
[usenetquote2]> > not be considered for benefits (he wouldn't get them anyway). Hope this doesn't[/usenetquote2]
[usenetquote2]> > confuse you more. Take care. Shelley[/usenetquote2]
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Old Dec 14th 2001, 9:40 pm
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Michael Simpson
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Thank you

Mike S
 
Old Dec 16th 2001, 1:09 am
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Michael Simpson
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[usenetquote2]> > I will be filing for AOS based on marriage to my USC wife shortly (I am[/usenetquote2]
a
[usenetquote2]> > Brit currently in B-2 status) and wondered if anyone could advise me[/usenetquote2]
regarding a
[usenetquote2]> > question I have. My wife currently earns a modest living, not great but[/usenetquote2]
we're
[usenetquote2]> > not on the streets either. She is considering applying for public housing[/usenetquote2]
in
[usenetquote2]> > our town and of course I would live there with her, at least until I was[/usenetquote2]
working
[usenetquote2]> > and we were able to live somewhere better. My question is, would me living there[/usenetquote2]
[usenetquote2]> > cause any problems to my AOS application on public charge grounds?[/usenetquote2]
The
[usenetquote2]> > following site: http://www.cbpp.org/1-7-00imm.htm seems to indicate no, but[/usenetquote2]
if
[usenetquote2]> > anyone could give me a definitive answer I'd certainly appreciate it.[/usenetquote2]
Cheers.
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Thank you.

Mike S
 

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