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Friday, March 20, 2015


“This is a system that is already completely bankrupt, and what the president has done is taken nearly 4 million people with a 10th grade education and given them benefits"

If implemented, President Barack Obama’s executive actions granting temporary amnesty and federal benefits to nearly 4 million illegal aliens in the United States will end up costing American taxpayers about $1.3 trillion in Social Security and Medicare benefits, and about $20 billion more in retroactive tax credits, according to Robert Rector, senior research fellow for Domestic Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation.

Rector testified before the House subcommittees on National Security and on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules during a joint hearing on Tuesday, March 17. He focused on the cost that Obama’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Legal Permanent Residents Program (DAPA) would have on taxpayers.

At the hearing, Rector explained that the “fiscal consequences” of legalizing millions of illegal aliens, most of whom are low-earning and marginally educated, are “extremely large and run in the trillions of dollars.”

“If you assume that they, in today’s dollars, get the average Social Security and Medicare benefits that go to legal immigrants who are elderly, with that same level of education, the cost is they’re going to be getting over $20,000 in benefits in retirement in today’s dollars — it’ll actually be much more than that, obviously — and the total cost of that is $1.3 trillion,” Rector testified.

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Anonymous said...

So why does a citizen of the USA who has worked all of their life and paid taxes have to fight for everything. I was diagnosed two years ago with copd and had to stop working at a job after being there 16 years. I had to be unemployed for 5 months before my disability started. I also cannot get medicare until I have been disabled for 2 years. So I pay over $600 a month for health insurance. I am sickened at the way my government treats me but gives to people who are not even citizens. So sorry I am now sick and cannot work but it was not my plan for my future to be like this. It would be nice if I could depend on my government to help me.

Anonymous said...

We can't move to another country, because none of the others have out Constitution. We need to fight to keep ours before it is completely turned to garbage!

Please stand up, People!

Anonymous said...

People who are not citizens as defined by the Government elected by the "people" rely on your payments. The Government ELECTED decide how much YOU should pay for them. Don't cry on the laps of others who did not ask for this.

Maybe YOU should not vote next time and things would be better?

Anonymous said...

It's too bad Obama wasn't in the room when the islamist instructor blew up the whole class.

Anonymous said...

10th grade education? Gross exaggeration. Less than that in most cases.

Anonymous said...

Obama and democrats are slowly and systematically bankrupting America.