May 21, 2020

Washington State Budget and Policy Center: It’s time to include undocumented immigrants in state response to COVID-19

ITEP Work in Action

In addition to state and local taxes, new estimates show that the labor of undocumented workers in Washington state has resulted in nearly $400 million of contributions to the state and federal unemployment trust fund over the past ten years. Yet these workers are systematically denied protection when they become unemployed.

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