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Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Census confirms: 63 percent of ‘non-citizens’ on welfare

A majority of “non-citizens,” including those with legal green card rights, are tapping into welfare programs set up to help poor and ailing Americans, a Census Bureau finding that bolsters President Trump’s concern about immigrants costing the nation.

In a new analysis of the latest numbers, from 2014, 63 percent of non-citizens are using a welfare program, and it grows to 70 percent for those here 10 years or more, confirming another concern that once immigrants tap into welfare, they don’t get off it.

The Center for Immigration Studies said in its report that the numbers give support for Trump’s plan to cut non-citizens off welfare from the “public charge” if they want a green card that allows them to legally work in the United States.

“The Trump administration has proposed new ‘public charge’ rules making it harder for prospective immigrants to qualify for lawful permanent residence -- green cards -- if they use or are likely to use U.S. welfare programs,” said CIS.

“Concern over immigrant welfare use is justified, as households headed by non-citizens use means-tested welfare at high rates.



Anonymous said...

Libocrats are going to bankrupt our country!

Anonymous said...

I believe that.

Anonymous said...

Say it ain't sooo. How can it be that a non citizen can benefit in something they have not contributed to. Wake up people.

Anonymous said...

If you collect any kind of welfare as a green card or conditional resident, your sponsor is required for paying that back to the govt.

Anonymous said...

Yeah I'm sure the results aren't skewed...give me a break.

Concerned Retiree said...

This is ludicrous when the US tax payer has to support non-citizens while our Seniors, Veterans, children and homeless suffer. They should be deported if they cannot support themselves. I had 2 - 3 jobs almost all my life and I am 66 now and still have to work and barely making it. Why are these lazy ass getting what I earned? This is why they invade the US, so they can get money for doing nothing. Deport these lazy bums and cut all foreign aid that goes to their Country of origin.

Anonymous said...

Yet veterans are screwed over by the VA daily, claims denied daily. But your immigration fairy tale gives away our money to any and all that want to continue to bankrupt our country