Immigrant Eligibility for Federal Programs: Overview

Authored By: National Immigration Law Center

Table showing eligibility for major federal public assistance programs, including Social Security and SSI, Food Stamps, TANF, Medicaid (Emergency and Full Scope), Children's Health Insurance, Medicare, HUD Public Housing and Section 8. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.)

Link: www.nilc.org

Last Review and Update: Nov 20, 2019