New CAPI payment standard

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) has issued the new payment standard for Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI).  Effective January 1, 2020, CAPI grants will increase by 1.6% because the federal Supplemental Security Income Cost of Living Adjustment.

The amounts for presumed maximum value for in-kind support and maintenance, allowance for ineligible children in deeming situations, sponsor’s allocation in alien deeming situations and the allowance for parents in parent-to-child deeming situations will also increase by 1.6% effective January 1, 2020.  (ACIN I-71-19, December 2, 2019.)