California will give $500 in aid to undocumented immigrants
California will become the first state to give financial aid to coronavirus pandemic. Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that the state will give $500 to undocumented immigrants in the state who were not eligible for aid from the federal government’s .impacted by the
Newsom said the aid will be covered by a combination of taxpayer and charitable dollars: $75 million will come from state funds while a group of charities has committed to raise another $50 million.
“Our diversity makes us stronger and more resilient. Every Californian, including our undocumented neighbors and friends, should know that California is here to support them during this crisis. We are all in this together,” Newsom said.
Recipients will get a one-time cash benefit …continued .
[Source: CBS News]