While the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency has indicated that they will be reopening the deferred action cases, it is still unclear if this will apply to the cases that were not renewed before the notice of termination went out on August 7.
Earlier this month, the Trump administration announced that their new “public charge” rule would be going into effect on October 15 of this year.
Some green card-holders and naturalized citizens have also disenrolled from these benefits, even though this rule does not apply to their status.
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan claims that this is not a significant portion of FEMA’s budget, and would not affect the agency’s ability to respond to any disaster.