Rep. Meng awards two Queens immigration orgs with $900K

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng distributed $900,000 in federal funds to be split equally between two notable Queens immigration advocacy organizations – Women for Afghan Women and Emerald Isle Immigration Center.

The grant is through the 2023 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program, which is administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services under the Department of Homeland Security. Overall this year, $22 million was awarded to 65 organizations across 29 states, an increase in $5 million from last year.