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Fact Sheet: Immigrant Access to Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing

General Material
Published Date
October, 2016

"The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA) explicitly declared that programs necessary to protect life and safety were to remain open to all person without regard to immigration status." This fact sheet offers information about immigrant eligibility to access emergency shelter and transitional housing.