Have your PUA benefits stopped because you didn’t provide “proof of employment,” or because OED rejected your “proof of employment”?
Have your PUA benefits stopped because you didn’t provide “proof of employment,” or because OED rejected your “proof of employment”? You have until September 4, 2021 to submit adequate POE. Around June 22, you should receive an email telling you about this new due date and what to do. If you do NOT submit proof of employment by September 4, 2021, you’ll owe an overpayment for the benefits you were paid after December 27, 2020. An overpayment means you will have to pay back the benefits you received. OED’s online POE tool can help you figure out what you can use for proof of employment. See below for more information about this issue and OLC’s lawsuit about it.
As of March 9, 2021, Trump’s discriminatory, expanded Public Charge rule is permanently BLOCKED, and is no longer in effect anywhere in the United States. Now, immigrants can safely get public benefits that support their health, nutrition, and housing without fear of impact on their immigration status.
Now that your Order to Set Aside ("Expungement Order") has been granted by a judge, what do you do next? The attached PDF will explain what it means to have an Expungement Order and gives you a form to help you update your information in the criminal record clearinghouse database.