National injunction blocking public charge rule from taking effect!
Submitted by FoodSNAP on 10/11/2019 - 3:51pm.
GREAT news! Breaking news that a a federal judge in New York issued a nationwide injunction this afternoon blocking implementation of the public charge rule - see tweet from the NY AG's office and here is a NY Times article covering the injunction.
Judge George B. Daniels of the United States District Court in the Southern District of New York said those potentially affected by the new regulation could suffer “irreparable harm” if it goes into effect. “The balance of equities and the interests of justice favor issuance of a preliminary injunction,” the judge wrote.
More to come on what this means next week - in the meantime, have a very good and rejuvenating weekend. Thank you very much for all of your work to support our most vulnerable communities.