Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2017

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4003-0122 - Low-Income Citizenship Program

Account Description FY 2016
FY 2017
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; 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; and provided further, that funds may be expended for the programmatic and administrative support of the agency's refugee and immigrant services
390,215 400,000


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