Advocates are seeking billions of dollars in aid for undocumented workers who did not receive federal stimulus aid, as well as for people who are formerly incarcerated.

It’s an idea that upstate business leaders support, but it’s run up against a powerful group of suburban Democrats who are pushing back against the fund.

Vanessa Agudelo, a member of the Peekskill City Council, and an advocate for the so-called excluded workers fund spoke with Capital Tonight host Susan Arbetter about the fund.