New US immigration rule could disqualify visa and green card applicants for being too poor

US President Donald Trump’s administration unveiled a sweeping new rule on Monday that would limit legal immigration by denying visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people for being too poor.The long-anticipated rule – pushed by Stephen Miller, Trump’s leading aide on immigration – takes effect on October 15 and would reject applicants for temporary or permanent visas for failing to meet income standards or for receiving public assistance such as welfare, food stamps,…

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