LA county sets up assistance program to help citizens regardless of immigration status; angers republicans


When it is created, the program could provide up to $1000 per month for three months to renters who have lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Free Child Care and stipend bonus per shift for essential hospital workers and staff

Program for additional income assistance, up to $1500 per household regardless of citizenship

California announces $125 Million fund for undocumented immigrants not eligable for the federal stimulus

California will give cash payments to immigrants living in the country illegally, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday, using a mix of taxpayer money and charitable contributions to give 150,000 adults $500 each during the coronavirus outbreak. “We feel a deep sense of gratitude for people that are in fear of deportations that are still addressing essential needs of tens of millions of Californians,” said Newsom, who noted 10% of the state’s workforce are immigrants living in the country illegally who paid more than $2.5 billion in state and local taxes last year.