NY Immigration lawyer Corey Lee speaks on the topic of "public charge" and how it can affect a path to US citizenship.

Corey Lee speaking at Narrows Senior Center

December 10, 2018

Over 20 seniors showed up for the event, most of them are already green card holders, they were desperate to know what to do to avoid troubles in terms of being a U.S citizen. Corey explained the definition of “public charge”, which may include those who have been receiving Medicare, Medicaid, food stamp or other kinds of government benefit programs. 

The seminar also covered the topic “Special Immigrant Juveniles” program, and how Trump administration affects it.  For juveniles who are under 21, and if they have been abused, abandoned, or neglected by a parent, they may be eligible for this program and obtain a green card.

Before the end of the event, special guest Iftekhar introduced a new healthcare program called CDPAP (Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program). Senior applicants can appoint anyone they want to be their caregiver.

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