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Gov. Murphy Pledged, But Hasn't Delivered, Funds for Immigrants

NJ's chief executive allocated $2.1 million for legal aid for immigrants in the budget approved in July

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Bureaucratic confusion involving Gov. Phil Murphy's administration and pro bono attorneys is delaying critical funds needed to prevent New Jersey immigrants from being deported, WNYC has learned. 

Murphy, a Democrat and an avowed opponent of President Trump's crackdown on immigration, allocated $2.1 million for legal aid for immigrants in a budget approved in July by the New Jersey Legislature.

Read the full story on WNYC News, a content partner of NJ Spotlight.

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