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Washington Governor Inslee Announces Immigrant Relief Fund Open for Applications
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Washington Governor Inslee Announces Immigrant Relief Fund Open for Applications

Inslee announces COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund now open for applications Olympia, WA (STL.News) Gov. Jay Inslee announced today the Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund is now open for applications. The relief fund will provide $40 million in federal funds allocated by the state to assist Washington workers who miss work due to COVID-19, but are unable to access federal stimulus programs and other social supports due to their immigration status. While the fund is operational, eligible recipients will receive $1,000, with a limit of $3,000 per household. “Immigrant workers are critical to communities throughout the state and are the backbone of our economy,” the governor said when he announced the program.  “The pandemic continues to impact all aspects of life for Washingtonians, an...