NY Post: Foundations are resisting Trump’s immigration policies

 

New York’s well-heeled philanthropic groups are doling out big bucks to resist President Trump’s immigration policies and defend targeted social welfare and environmental programs.

The Brooklyn Community Foundation created a $1 million Immigrant Rights Fund to support “civil resistance” efforts to battle Trump’s executive order banning travelers from seven Muslim majority countries and to aid illegal immigrants who fear deportation.

The first batch of $100,000 is being been awarded to seven not-for-profit advocates — including the NY Immigration Coalition, Arab American Association, Black Alliance for Just Immigration and Brooklyn Defender Services.

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