USCIS to Start Enforcing Immigration Policy
WESLACO – A presidential memorandum states if an immigrant receives public benefits, their sponsors have to repay the government for every dollar the immigrant gets.
This is a reminder U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officers must reinforce to new or renewing sponsors.
A woman who spoke with CHANNEL 5 NEWS is co-sponsor for her daughter-in-law, she’s taking the necessary steps to legally become a U.S. citizen.
She signed up over a year ago to be a co-sponsor.
Now, USCIS officers and other agencies are stepping up and reminding sponsors of their policies.
If the immigrant they’re sponsoring uses any government assistance, they will have to repay every dollar.
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