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Title 45Subtitle BChapter IVPart 402Subpart A → §402.1

Title 45: Public Welfare
Subpart A—Introduction

§402.1   General.

(a) These regulations implement section 204 of Pub. L. 99-603, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), as amended. This act establishes a temporary program of State Legalization Impact Assistance Grants (SLIAG) for States. The purpose of SLIAG is to lessen the financial impact on State and local governments resulting from the adjustment of immigration status under the Act of certain groups of aliens residing in the States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam.

(b) Funds appropriated by section 204 may be applied by States with approved applications to certain State and local government costs incurred:

(1) In providing public assistance and public health assistance to eligible legalized aliens,

(2) For making payments to State educational agencies for the purpose of assisting local educational agencies in providing certain educational services to eligible legalized aliens,

(3) To provide public education and outreach to lawful temporary resident aliens concerning the adjustment to lawful permanent resident status and other matters,

(4) To make payments for education and outreach efforts by State agencies regarding unfair discrimination in employment practices based on national origin or citizenship status, and

(5) To administer the funds provided under this part.

[56 FR 21246, May 7, 1991]

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