Bill Seeks to Block Coronavirus Aid to States, Cities Giving Money to Illegals

Posted on May 20, 2020 12:34 pm
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A new bill introduced by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ariz.) would freeze coronavirus crisis aid to cities and states if they are distributing funds to illegal aliens.

The No Bailouts For Illegal Aliens Act “amends the CARES Act to prohibit sending future funds to states or municipalities until they certify they aren’t issuing stimulus checks or other payments to those in the United States illegally.”

The bill would not impact Paycheck Protection Program loans, unemployment provisions, or relief checks currently being offered to Americans under the CARES Act provisions, Cotton’s office has clarified.

“Congress passed the CARES Act to help workers impacted by the