Real Clear Policy: Nonprofit Advocacy Group Received $158 Million to Help Immigrants Skirt Deportation

IRLI In The News

February 2, 2022

By Adam Andrzejewski

The U.S. government entered into a $158 million contract with the Vera Institute of Justice to “provide immigration related legal services to unaccompanied minors.” While the federal government often engages in the contracting and funding of nonprofits, they typically try to avoid dealing with overtly political institutions. Not this time.

The Vera Institute for Justice is an overtly political, leftwing nonprofit organization. According to Jason Hopkins, an investigative associate with the Immigration Reform Law Institute, they are “a behemoth progressive nonprofit based out of New York City with well over a $140 million budget, which they use to fund a slate of progressive causes and initiatives across the country.”

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