Skip to comments.USDA meets with Mexico, ‘slow-walking’ Congress on food stamp outreach to immigrants
Posted on 07/26/2012 11:36:53 AM PDT by moonshinner_09
While it is already known that personnel from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) met with Mexican embassy officials this year to discuss nutrition assistance outreach efforts to immigrants, the agency is slow-walking a U.S. Senate effort to obtain information about the USDAs partnership with Mexico to get more people enrolled in nutrition assistance programs.
According to both the USDA and the Mexican embassy, USDA personnel meet periodically with officials from the Mexican embassy to discuss nutrition assistance and education pertaining to 15 domestic nutrition assistance programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or food stamps.
The most recent meeting was in February, according to Mexican embassy spokesman Ricardo Alday.
Neither the Mexican embassy nor the USDA have revealed the content of these meetings.
As a matter of practice we do not discuss the content of private meetings and regular government-to-government consultations in or with the media, Alday wrote in an email to The Daily Caller.
Last week, TheDC revealed that since 2004 the USDA and Mexico have been involved in a partnership to promote American food assistance programs, including food stamps, among Mexican Americans, Mexican nationals and migrant communities.
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Ridiculous Obama you’re gonna be the death of us! Please do not get re-elected. Chicago & co. is calling you home!
pertaining to 15 domestic nutrition assistance programs,
nuff said. pffffftttt!
It doesn't matter one whit who gets elected President, Senator, Congressman or dog catcher when our gub'mint is staffed with vermin like these people who are taking your dollars and mine to send to Mexico, Mexicans, and whomever else they deem fit!
Unfortunately, we don't get to hire them or fire them (we can't) but we sure as heck can elect people who shut them down - and if they say they will, then do the opposite when arriving in the cesspool called Washington DC, fire their behinds and elect some others - or better yet, run for office yourself and proceed to shut down every agency, except those mentioned in the Constitution.
actually, it would cost a lot less if we just sent all the FoodStamps directly down to Mexico to keep the applicants at home.
Is there no requirement that government agencies must report to taxpayers when they make deals with foreigners that require our tax dollars? Where is all that “transparency” that Obama yammers about when he complains about the evil bankers?
If the USDA has decided to feed Mexico on our dime, we should be told about it. What in the world has our comatose House of Representatives done about this? They must approve all expenditures.
shut down every agency....
Can local and state government refuse to participate in the food stamps program or any other federal program?
I believe that Boehner and McCollum are controlled by the New World Order and Boehner and McCollum put the squash on anything that is not approved by the nwo plans.
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