Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2009

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2009

4003-0122 - Low-Income Citizenship Program

Account Description FY2008
House 2
4003-0122 Low-Income Citizenship Program
For a Citizenship for New Americans Program to assist legal permanent residents of the commonwealth who will be eligible for citizenship within 3 years in becoming citizens of the United States; provided, that persons who would qualify for benefits under chapter 118A of the General Laws but for their status as legal non-citizens shall be given highest priority for services; and provided further, that persons who currently receive state-funded benefits which could be replaced in whole or in part by federally-funded benefits if these persons become citizens, shall be given priority for services
500,000 1,250,358

Increased funding to meet projected need.


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