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    California court opinion: https://s.wsj.net/public/resources/documents/California_public_charge_ruling.pdf?mod=article_inline

    It begins by quoting:

    In 1883, Emma Lazarus penned the now-famous sonnet, The New Colossus. Later affixed to the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, the poem has been incorporated into the national consciousness as a representation of the country’s promise to would-be immigrants:

    Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,

    With conquering limbs astride from land to land;

    Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand

    A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame

    Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name

    Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand

    Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command

    The air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame.

    “Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!” cries she

    With silent lips. “Give me your tired, your poor,

    Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,

    The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.

    Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,

    I lift my lamp beside the golden do

    Whatever its merits as poetry, what does the poem have to do with the actual law?

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      PS: the New York district court opinion, which I have not yet read: https://www.courthousenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/PublicCharge-INJ.pdf