This document serves as a fact sheet on a grant to reimburse certain types of costs incurred in connection with undocumented criminal aliens who had been convicted and were incarcerated under legal authority of the applicant government for at least four consecutive days during the reporting period; it provides an overview of who may apply and why, maximum award funds, where to find more information, tips for successful grant applications, and how and when to apply.
This solicitation overview provides grant information and resources for entities that may be interested in funding assistance from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to receive reimbursement for certain types of costs incurred in connection with undocumented criminal aliens who had been convicted of at least one felony or two misdemeanors and who were incarcerated under the legal authority of the applicant government for at least four consecutive days during the reporting period. The overview notes eligible applicants as being city, township, county, or state governments. The document provides details on the maximum amount of funding per award and lists examples of strategies or activities that can be funded, as well as where to get more information about the grant opportunity. The document also lists five tips for submitting a successful grant application, with details about how and when to apply; it notes that the System for Award Management (SAM) registration or renewal may take up to 10 business days.