By David Hansen


Law360 (September 10, 2020, 6:25 PM EDT) — Congress must extend benefits in any upcoming COVID-19 stimulus bill to families whose members include at least one parent who is an immigrant, a group of almost 200 advocacy organizations said in a letter sent to congressional leaders.

Families headed by immigrants pay U.S. taxes, and denying “critically needed relief” to their children is unconscionable, the groups said in the letter sent Wednesday to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

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