Skip to comments.The Obama Administration Pays Illegal Aliens to Come Here
Posted on 08/08/2012 7:17:43 AM PDT by yoe
If you have high blood pressure, ..
A basic premise of immigration law is that immigrants to the U.S. are expected to be self-supporting. We obviously dont want to attract people who have no intention of working, but simply want to benefit from our generous welfare system. This principle is incorporated into the Immigration and Nationality Act, which provides:
An alien who, in the opinion of the consular officer at the time of application for a visa, or in the opinion of the Attorney General at the time of application for admission or adjustment of status, is likely at any time to become a public charge is inadmissible.
But, as in so many other instances, President Obama has simply changed the law by executive fiat. In this case the administration acted quietly, so that it took quite a while before others understood how badly Obama had subverted the immigration laws........
[snip] It has long been a sound principle of immigration law that those who seek citizenship in this country ought to be financially self-sufficient. We were thus shocked to discover that both the State Department and DHS exclude reliance on almost all governmental welfare programs when evaluating whether an alien is likely to become a public charge. Your agencies apply a cramped interpretation of the law in this regard, considering reliance on only two of nearly 80 federal welfare programs as evidence of likelihood of becoming a public charge: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).
In fact, guidance from your agencies specifically prevents consular and DHS officials from considering the likelihood that an alien will receive SNAP benefits [food stamps], WIC payments, Medicaid, child-care benefits, foster care, energy assistance, educational assistance, other medical and health benefits, and assistance from at least fifteen different nutritional programs.
(Excerpt) Read more at powerlineblog.com ...
We are paying to support huge parasitic enclaves within our country that do not obey our laws and don’t care.
“We are about sucked dry.”
One of the key elements of a scheme to render America impotent, incompetent, a helpless giant, a vulnerable patsy among the nations of the world.
Good grief Charlie Brown...that is the definition of a "PUBLIC CHARGE". The Marxists have gone completely 'round the bend.
Ummm, the dependent and broken vote democrat. Our so called ‘immigration policy’ is nothing more than a recruitment tool of the DNC. Elites are buying their power - with our money.
The Obama Administration Pays Illegal Aliens to Come Here.
More change you didn’t hope for.
Of course they don’t consider being on those programs as a negative, because they want ALL of us to be reliant on those programs. The more Americans who are attached to the Government teat, the better, as far as the statists are concerned.
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