Murphy planning to send $40M to New Jersey’s undocumented immigrants

Gov. Phil Murphy is considering an executive order that would send $40 million to undocumented immigrants in New Jersey, according to a report.

According to Politico, Murphy could pull the money for “one-time stimulus payments” from remaining Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds. However, advocates apparently want “larger relief measures,” the report suggests.

During a Wednesday news briefing, Murphy indicated he is also looking to pull the money from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan (ARP) Congress passed. As part of the measure, the federal government is sending $10.2 billion to New Jersey, including $6.4
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