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Moore joins Democratic governors asking Biden, Congress for immigration aid to reverse years of ‘inaction’

January 24, 2024

Nine Democratic governors, including Maryland’s Wes Moore sent a letter to President Biden and congressional leaders Monday, requesting federal aid and urging changes to immigration law as their states take in an overwhelming number of asylum seekers. “The sustained arrival of individuals seeking asylum and requiring shelter and assistance, due to lack of Congressional action on infrastructure and policies, can only be addressed with federal organizational support and funding to meet the public safety and humanitarian needs of our local communities,” the letter led by New York Gov. Kathy Hochul read.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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