Original Date AnnouncedMay 23, 2019
President Trump issues a memo directing relevant agencies to update and issue procedures, guidance, and regulations, as needed, to strictly enforce existing income-deeming and reimbursement laws when sponsored immigrants seek certain means-tested public benefits, such as SNAP, Medicaid, and TANF.
[ID #804]White House Issues Memo Ordering Strict Enforcement of Sponsor-Reimbursement Laws
Effective DateMay 23, 2019
Biden Administration Action: Revoked/ReplacedFebruary 5, 2021
Restoring Faith in Our Legal Immigration Systems and Strengthening Integration and Inclusion Efforts for New Americans
This Biden Administration policy revokes in its entirety the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.
On February 5, 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order revoking this Presidential Memorandum. This Executive Order orders heads of agencies to review actions and investigations initiated under the prior Executive Order.View Document