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Washington State Created A Fund For Immigrants During The Pandemic That Upset Conservatives

Posted on AllSides February 5th, 2024
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In 2020, the State of Washington created a fund to assist immigrants who were unable to be assisted via the Federal government’s Covid-19 relief efforts. According to the Washington Covid-19 Immigrant Relief Fund website, the program was intended to address what was seen as an oversight. $400 million was used to assist more than 100,000 immigrants with Covid relief as a result of the efforts of multiple immigrant grassroots groups in Washington state. The groups began by raising $6 million independently before getting Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to create a...

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