Yes, there is a difference between being a public charge, and the ground of inadmissibility of "likely to become a public charge". You have not filed for medicaid, food stamps, or any other needs based public benefits, rather your spouse did. Since you are not actually a public charge you do not risk removal.
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Yes you may, provided you may appropriately document the financial difficulty and need for a waiver.
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