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Lawsuit Alleges CARES Act Excludes U.S. Citizen Children Of Undocumented Immigrants

Advocates say denying these children benefits provided in the federal coronavirus relief package is akin to them being "treated as second-class citizens."

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Corrected: May 4, 2020 at 10:00 PM MDT
An earlier version of this story incorrectly said the CARES Act was signed into law on March 29. It was signed on March 27.
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