TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PROPOSAL COULD EVICT CITIZENS AND LEGAL IMMIGRANTS LIVING WITH UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS FROM PUBLIC HOUSING

Written by: Taher Kameli, Esq. Imagine having to choose between living with a beloved family member or remaining in your current residence.  Such a difficult choice may soon be faced by US citizens and legal immigrants who live in public housing with undocumented immigrant family members as a result of a recent proposal by the Trump administration.  On April 17, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) proposed a rule that could evict so-called “mixed-immigration status” families (at least one family member is a citizen or legal immigrant, and at least one family