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California to give cash payments to immigrants hurt by virus

 

Last updated 4/15/2020 at 6:16pm

California Governor Gavin Newsom

ADAM BEAM

Associated Press

SACRAMENTO (AP) - California will be the first state to give cash to immigrants living in the country illegally who are hurt by the coronavirus, offering $500 apiece to 150,000 adults who were left out of the $2.2 trillion stimulus package approved by Congress.

Many Americans began receiving $1,200 checks from the federal government this week, and others who are unemployed are getting an additional $600 a week from the government that has ordered them to stay home and disrupted what had been a roaring economy.

But people living in the country illegally are not eli...



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