Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Immigrant Services Program Funded.(Metropolitan)


Immigrants both legal and illegal should find it easier to use city services under a measure Mayor Jim Baca signed Thursday.

The measure, sponsored by Councilor Hess Yntema, allocates $50,000 in the next six years to fund an immigrant-resource program intended to help immigrants and their families obtain government services for education, housing, credit, health care and insurance.

Also, the measure extends all city services to immigrants "to the fullest extent of federal law. …

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