My visa was denied for “Public Charge.” What does that mean?
When you apply for a U.S. visa, you must show you qualify for that visa (for example, that you are going to be a student in the U.S. or your spouse is a U.S. citizen). You also must show you are not inadmissible. There are lots of ways you could be inadmissible, many of which you have probably never thought of. “Public charge” is one of the oldest (and sneakiest) reasons to deny a visa application, and it most often applies to people applying for permanent residency through a