The public charge rule, a test for immigrants coming to the US and for some immigrants in the US who are applying for a green card for the first time, is now in effect.

To learn more, see our Public Charge Section.

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Appeal a Decision for Denied, Reduced or Cut-Off Benefits - DHS Online Form
Author: MN Department of Human Services

Online form to request an appeal of a county/state action on your benefits. You usually have 30 days to file this form. Read the Welfare Appeals Fact Sheet for more information.

United Way 211
Author: United Way 211

Call 2-1-1 or Toll Free: 800-543-7709 or Local: 651-291-0211 or text your zip code to 898-211 (texting available M-F 8am-7pm) or search at the website. United Way 2-1-1 provides free and confidential health and human services information for people in Minnesota. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to connect you with the resources and information you need.

Go to the website: United Way 211 Site


Source: Kaiser Family Foundation