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Gov. Brown, California Democrats seek $3 million to help migrant kids
Gov. Brown, California Democrats seek $3 million to help migrant kids

Seeking to address the swell of unaccompanied children from Central America who have immigrated to the U.S. illegally, Gov. Jerry Brown and California lawmakers announced Thursday a proposal to provide $3 million in legal aid to those minors. "Helping these young people navigate our legal system is the decent thing to do and it's consistent with the progressive spirit of California," Brown said in a statement. The legislative proposal would give $3 million to qualified nonprofit organizations that provide legal assistance to unaccompanied minors. There are an estimated 3,900 Central American children currently in the state who have come to the country without a parent or...

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