(THE BLAZE) House Democrats have introduced legislation that would allow illegal immigrants to receive funds from the coronavirus relief package.
Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.), alongside Reps. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) and Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), introduced the Leave No Taxpayer Behind Act on Friday that would allow immigrants living in the U.S. illegally to apply for funds from COVID-19 economic stimulus package.
Correa's bill would amend the stimulus package allowing all taxpayers to receive economic relief, including illegal immigrants, many of whom do pay taxes.
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"I was appalled to learn hardworking, taxpaying immigrants were left out of the $2 trillion CARES Act" Correa said.