Public Charge Update: The 2019 public charge changes are permanently blocked.
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College Students & SNAP
Author: USDA Food & Nutrition Program

Beginning Jan. 16, 2021, a student who qualifies for work-study or has a $0 estimated parent contribution on their FAFSA and makes under $1,755 a month if they are a single person may receive SNAP, if they meet all other financial and non-financial SNAP eligibility criteria. The new, temporary exemptions will be in effect until 30 days after the COVID-19 public health emergency is lifted. FNS will update their webpage when the COVID-19 public health emergency ends. Learn more at the SNAP site. 

Stimulus Payments for Nursing Home Residents
Author: Federal Trade Commission

If you, or someone you care about, lives in an assisted living facility or nursing home, read on. The new round of Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) is meant for the PERSON, not the place they might live.

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