Newsmax – Report: States, Cities Earmark $5.6M for Lawyers for Immigrants

IRLI In The News

January 12, 2022

By Jeffrey Rodack

State and local governments have set aside at least $5.6 million to pay lawyers for illegal immigrants who are fighting deportation this year, says a report by an immigration reform group.

The report by the Immigration Reform Law Institute was detailed by The Washington Free Beacon on Tuesday. The institute looked at 22 state and local governments partnered with the SAFE Initiative program. According to the Beacon, the program is operated by the nonprofit Vera Institute of Justice, which provides legal help to those noncitizens facing deportation.

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