Skip to comments.Former Kansas welfare worker: Illegal immigrants abused the system (Overwhelming fraud)
Posted on 03/14/2011 6:22:29 PM PDT by dragnet2
testimony today including a statement from a former welfare worker who described overwhelming levels of fraud by illegal immigrants.
Lana Reed, who worked as a bilingual specialist for the Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services in Overland Park from 2008 to 2010, urged lawmakers to adopt the bill targeting illegal immigration.
She described a system overrun by illegal immigrants who used false Social Security numbers and other fraudulent documents to game the system.
I witnessed overwhelming levels of fraud and corruption resulting in the waste of millions of taxpayer dollars, Reed told the House Judiciary Committee. Most of the fraud was conducted pursuant to policies of the SRS, which required employees to turn a blind eye to fraud and abuse
The bill, written by Rep. Lance Kinzer, an Olathe Republican, along with Secretary of State Kris Kobach, proposes several ways to stem the waves of illegal immigrants who they say have flooded into Kansas in recent years.
At a time of high unemployment, it is difficult to fathom why a state would not want to ensure that taxpayers dollars are only used to support the employment of legal workers, Kobach said.
Tom Stoffers of Tonganoxie said the state was being bled dry by illegal immigrants who use social services.
Citizens want jobs, he said. And they clearly should have preference for a job over someone who is in this country and our state illegally.
(Excerpt) Read more at kansascity.com ...
Like the article says, they're allowed to by your own government, as they hold the illegals hands, while showing them how to rob us....
The Guy From Boston, Credit Cards
the “legal” ones are pretty costly,too
The Costs of Birthright Citizenship
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