Arizona Undocumented Workers Relief Fund
We envision that every person, regardless of documentation status, that calls Arizona home lives in an environment where the systems and culture support them to live out their lives with dignity.
Each year, the IRS estimates that about 6 million undocumented immigrants who serve our friends, neighbors, businesses, and communities file individual income tax returns, contributing more than $20 billion in federal taxes, and in state and local taxes by filing tax returns with their Individual Tax Identification Numbers.
Yet none of these working families are eligible for unemployment benefits, disaster relief funds, Payroll Protection Programs, or the federal recovery checks due to their undocumented status.
These hard-working families are among us and are once again left in the shadows, unfairly isolated and cut off from earned benefits available to all other working families also struggling to survive.
The Arizona Workers Relief Fund is on a mission to raise funds for undocumented working families who support Arizona's economy, industries, and communities every day, but who are not eligible to receive unemployment benefits or most of the federal disaster relief funds.