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Joint Letter to Recipients of Federal Financial Assistance

Published: August 10, 2016

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued this joint letter to remind recipients of federal financial assistance that they should not withhold certain services based on immigration status when the services are necessary to protect life or safety. This is not a new policy but one we think is important to restate.

Last Reviewed: August 10, 2016

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