As reported by Fox News Insider
The Portland City Council approved a $500,000 grant for potential deportees' legal services, and Multnomah County is matching that amount.
A city official told Fox 12 that the funding, which is being called the “Universal Representation Project,” is for illegal immigrants and refugees who may not be able to afford an attorney during legal proceedings.
The grant money will go to Catholic Charities of Oregon, which will use the funds to hire attorneys and paralegals to represent potential deportees.
The Oregonian reported that the $500,000 from Portland will be drawn from the city general fund, which primarily pays for police, fire and parks operations.
On "Fox & Friends" on Sunday, former ICE supervisor Jason Piccolo said this move makes absolutely no sense.
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