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Resource | Proposed Rule

Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security proposes to prescribe how it determines whether a noncitizen is inadmissible to the United States under section 212(a)(4) of the Immigration and Nationality Act because they are likely at any time to become a public charge. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0014

Clarification on SNAP Eligibility for Haitians granted Temporary Protected Status

Food and Nutrition Service has received multiple inquiries as to whether certain Haitian nationals granted Temporary Protected Status are eligible for SNAP benefits.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0005

Humanitarian Parole Policy for Certain Haitian Orphans

The purpose of this memo is to clarify SNAP eligibility for certain Haitian orphans.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0008

SNAP Household's Review of Information in Automated Systems (Revised)

This memorandum is an updating of our policies when a state agency electronically records information from on-line electronic applications and interactive applications.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0016

Use of Federal E&T Funds to Serve Individuals in State Programs Funded With TANF MOE Funds

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify a situation that has arisen in which a state agency is using federal funds to provide Food Stamp Employment and Training (E&T) program services to individuals receiving cash assistance funded by expenditures of state funds that count toward meeting the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) maintenance–of–effort (MOE) requirements.

Resource | Policy Memos

Eligibility Under the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2003

The Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 makes victims of a severe form of trafficking in persons eligible for federally funded or administered benefits and services to the same extent as refugees.

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: FSP Work Provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 and Food Stamp Provisions of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997

This rule finalizes food stamp provisions to enhance state flexibility in exempting portions of a state agency's caseload from the food stamp time limit and to increase significantly the funding available to create work opportunities for recipients who are subject to the time limit, as well as finalizing significant changes to current work rules. 

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: FSP Noncitizen Eligibility and Certification Provisions of PL 104-193, as Amended by PL 104-208, 105-33 and 105-185 (Announcement of Effective Date)

This document announces the effective date of the final rule published on Nov. 21, 2000 at 65 FR 70133.

Resource | Research | Policy Analysis

Imposing a Time Limit on Food Stamp Receipt: Implementation of the Provisions and Effects on Food Stamp Program Participation

The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 imposed a work requirement and time limit on food stamp recipients viewed as fit to work – able-bodied adults without dependents. ABAWD participants are limited to three months of benefits in a three-year period unless they meet a work requirement. This study provides a national picture of how states implemented the ABAWD provisions and who was affected.

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: FSP Personal Responsibility of the PRWORA: Delay of Effective Date

This action temporarily delays for 60 days the effective date of the rule entitled Food Stamp Program: Personal Responsibility Provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.