A survey of 1,222 Latin Americans, which this NGO carried out between March 12 and 14, revealed that the Covid-19 has worsened the situation of immigrants.
For this reason, CHIRLA asked the Californian authorities to include immigrants in the state protection mechanisms.
“One million unemployment insurance claims have been filed. However undocumented immigrants, who are significant reasons why CA is the 5th largest economy in the world, are blocked out of filing a claim. Its time to include them during this emergency,” CHIRLA advocate Christopher Sanchez tweeted.
STATEMENT from @MarielenaNILC regarding the Senate #COVID19 package: "Senate Democrats fought for key improvements from a prior version of the COVID-19 relief package introduced by Senate Republicans, who are operating with a ‘business as usual’ attitude in prioritizing... pic.twitter.com/w6nP1YRYzB