Proposal: Organizations Receiving Federal Grants Not Permitted to Aid Illegal Immigration

Proposal: Organizations Receiving Federal Grants Not Permitted to Aid Illegal Immigration


Organizations that receive federal grants will be barred from aiding illegal immigration, according to a proposal from Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC).

Known as the Grant Integrity and Border Security Act, House Resolution 8334 would require applicants for federal grants to certify if they have engaged “in acts related to the smuggling and transportation of illegal aliens into the United States – and that they are not engaging in a conspiracy to take any of these actions.”

In a statement on Monday, the North Carolina congresswoman said that the bill would institute necessary safeguards against private organizations using federal funds to violate border security:

Border security remains one of the most pressing issues of our time – the circumstances in which the nation finds itself

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