By Terry Kovarik
Local advocates for immigrants are trying to make sense of proposed green card restrictions. They say that has some immigrants having to make tough decisions on whether to get housing assistance, health care or food stamps for their families. Under new rules proposed by the Trump Administration, immigrants using such programs could have their green card applications denied. Sister Melanie Maczka of Casa ALBA Melanie in Green Bay says the confusion over the proposed restrictions have some families concerned.
Sister Maczka says attorneys hired by her group are advising clients to limit applying for non-emergency benefits until full details on the proposed rules are spelled out.