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HUD proposes rule to exclude undocumented immigrants from federal housing assistance

  1. Original Date Announced

    May 19, 2019

    HUD proposes a rule to prevent undocumented immigrants from receiving federal housing assistance, requiring the use of Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) program, administered by USCIS. The rule will ban mixed-status families from living in public housing and Section 8 programs.

    [ID #800]

    Federal Register--Proposed Rule: Housing and Community Development Act of 1980: Verification of Eligible Status
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  3. Biden Administration Action: Revoked/Replaced

    April 2, 2021

    2021.04.02 Housing and Community Development Act of 1980: Verification of Eligible Status; Withdrawal; Regulatory Review

    This Biden administration policy revoked in its entirety the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.

    On April 2, 2021, HUD issued a regulation withdrawing the proposed rule that aimed to ban mixed-status families from living in public housing and Section 8 programs.

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Current Status

Not in effect
April 2, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Proposed
Trump Administration Action: Rule
Subject Matter: Humanitarian
Agencies Affected: Other USCIS

Associated or Derivative Policies

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