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02/14/2013 10:58 am ET

Undocumented Immigrants Still In Post-Storm Limbo

Midland Beach — When New York City unveiled plans last Wednesday to spend the bulk of its first $1 billion in federal aid for Hurricane Sandy on loans and grants for homeowners and on shoring up public housing and utility networks against future disasters, there was no mention of one of its most unprotected populations – undocumented immigrants.

The funds represent nearly $1.8 billion destined for the city in the first stage of a $51 billion federal recovery package for New York and neighboring states. "These funds will help New Yorkers who were the hardest hit by Sandy get back on their feet and help communities build back," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

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