Skip to comments.DC Mayor Gives Open Borders Group $100,000 to Help Immigrants Become Citizens [illegals]
Posted on 02/14/2019 3:22:56 PM PST by jazusamo
Months after spending $900,000 to supply immigrants and their families with targeted services and resources, the mayor of Washington DC is giving an open borders group $100,000 to provide English classes, legal consultants and workshops to help them become American citizens. The mayor, Muriel Bowser, proudly announced this month that the taxpayer allocation represents the largest such government fund in the nation. The money will help pay for projects that collaborate with employers to assist immigrant workers with the citizenship process by also hosting seminars, and individual legal consults. Together, were giving more immigrants in our community a fair shot at citizenship, Mayor Bowser said, bragging about similar programs funded with DC taxpayer dollars. This grant builds on the work we have done through our Immigrant Justice Legal Services grant program and through the monthly citizenship workshops; its an example of how we can work together as a community and use local resources to break down barriers to citizenship.
Last summer the mayor launched the $900,000 Immigrant Justice Legal Services (IJLS) Grant Program to provide legal services for illegal aliens at risk of being deported under the Trump administrations stricter immigration policies. The money goes to leftist groups that provide know your rights workshops, legal briefings, trainings, mentorships and legal assistance. The program is the first of its kind in Washington DC. The goal, according to Bowser, is to help illegal aliens navigate a challenging political climate and thrive in our community. The mayor claims it has helped bring our DC values to life and has made us a safer stronger DC by providing immigrants with the knowledge and resources they need to understand their rights. Under the plan, leftist community-based organizations receive grants of up to $150,000 to help immigrants.
The recent $100,000 allocation is going to a group called National Immigration Forum that advocates lawful permanent residence for the nations estimated 11.4 million illegal immigrants. The nonprofit supports commonsense immigration, citizenship and integration policies and helps businesses assist immigrant employees with the citizenship process by focusing on English language learning to help immigrants become full participants in the workplace, community and economy. Statistics show a direct correlation between immigrant integration and happier, more effective workers which directly impacts business profitability, National Immigration Forum claims. The groups executive director, Ali Noorani, says the DC taxpayer dollars will help new Americans reach their full potential. We are proud to partner with Mayor Bowser on this initiative thats a win-win for Washington, DC, businesses and employees alike, Noorani said.
DC has long protected illegal immigrants from federal authorities by offering them sanctuary and banning local law enforcement officers from inquiring about suspects immigration status. In 2011 DC,s scandal-plagued mayor, Vincent Gray, signed an executive order making it official by forbidding police and other city agencies from asking about immigration status. The order also guarantees that local law enforcement officials will not detain illegal aliens, report them to federal agencies or even make them available for federal immigration interviews without a court order. As mayor Gray, who still serves on DCs council despite being embroiled in a multitude of corruption scandals, also introduced a bill give illegal immigrants drivers licenses.
A few years ago, DC tried to pass a measure that would allow non-U.S. citizens to vote in elections. One of the DC councilmen behind the bill, Tommy Wells, said the law was necessary because area residents know all too well what it means to be denied equal voting rights in the United States. It goes without question that every resident of DC deserves a vote and a voice in our local government, said Wells, who currently works in the Bowser administration as DC department of Energy and Environment Director.
Government taxes US citizens and then gives it directly to illegal immigrants.
Our criminal government class must be removed.
I miss hizzonner Mayor for Life Marion S. Barry Jr.
This mayor, who is black, is a traitor to her fellow blacks, who will have jobs taken away from them by these illegals, keeping them on the welfare ghetto.
Yep, he was both crooked and colorful. LOL!
PROJECT VERITAS SHOULD INFILTRATE ONE OF THESE AGENCIES AND SEE IF THEY TELL THEM TO VOTE DEMOCRAT TOO
(ILLEGAL! WITH TAXPAYER MONEY)
Someone in authority arrest this disgusting anti-American criminal who despises American Citizens. This idiot cretin needs to be arrested, taken to court and when convicted exiled for the rest of her worthless LIB-loser life. Just what is wrong with these fools?
It seems like a nice city to have ICE travel through with thousands of illegals/gangs in buses and they somehow escape from custody.
Agreed...This entire sanctuary city, county, state thing is pathetic and on top of that throw in the fact this is our nations capital.
These idiots are criminals, pure and simple.
You don’t get it they want to keep blacks in the welfare ghetto so they will always vote for the Democrats.
Lets wrap this Freepathon up, Folks!
We have a system for these people from foreign lands to enter our country, and an available legal process for them to become citizens should they desire to do so.
It appears to me Muriel Bowser is aiding, and abetting illegals in their crime of border crashing, and jumping the line so-to-speak.
Ms. Bowser, if that’s an appropriate gender identifier should be challenged about her irresponsible dispersal of taxpayer funds.
Amen...Challenge her by charging and arresting her with aiding and abetting, that might get her attention along with others.
I can walk the streets of Washington DC and every other American city and see countless American citizens who desperately need help. God damn these politicians! I have no idea why blacks,for example, do not riot for very good reasons when pandering to illegals puts blacks down the rung. I guess they need to be told when to riot. We are on the cusp of America reverting back to territories,colonies, tribes,frontiers and settlements ruled by DC which will ultimately fall like Rome one day.
Buying votes. Your typical democrat scumbag.
WHOSE money was it?
Other People’s Money, naturally!
Wow, so glad I’m retired from teaching. I’ve dealt with what certainly had to be illegals and I found most of them disgusting in their behavior, not interested in learning, and disruptive in the classroom. They also couldn’t keep their hands off each other. The girls were very brazen and dressed very slutty. I guess they needed to make their anchor baby ASAP.
Misuse of public funds.
There is a crime here.
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