Anti-Trump group awarded $250,000 DHS grant for ‘Pathways to Citizenship’

Anti-Trump group awarded $250,000 DHS grant for ‘Pathways to Citizenship’
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A progressive Latino advocacy group that has been directly involved with protests against Donald Trump and Republicans and whose “sister” organization leads an $80 million anti-Trump network was awarded a $250,000 grant late last year from the Department of Homeland Security as part of an initiative to help individuals register for citizenship, records show.

Make the Road New York, a nonprofit focused on Latino immigrantcommunities with around 20,000 members, was awarded the $250,000project grant as part of the Pathways to Citizenship Initiative from the Department of Homeland Security. The grant carries a performance period of 1 year and 11 months and expires on Sep. 30, 2019.

“The goal of the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program is to expand the availability of high quality citizenship preparation services for lawful permanent residents in communities across the nation,” the grant’s description reads.

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