US lawmakers introduce legislation to help ‘vulnerable communities’ access COVID-19 resources

By Marc Escobar

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A broad number of organizations have expressed their support for the bill, including the Center for Law and Social Policy, or CLASP, National Immigration Law Center, Immigrant Legal Resource Center and the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, among others.

According to CLASP executive director Olivia Golden, the center is proud to endorse the legislation.

“We applaud Senator Hirono for recognizing that our ability to overcome this crisis will depend on the ability of everyone to access the help they need, including the millions of immigrant workers who are on the frontlines of fighting this public health emergency,” Golden said in an email.

 

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