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Great News: Gang of 8 Plan to Cost Taxpayers Trillions of Dollars for Welfare

Shieldwolf Wrote: Apr 04, 2013 1:41 PM
Some libs here are quoting 11.2 Billion in taxes collected off of Illegal Immigrants. Now they just have to deduct the cost of public welfare, food stamps, school aid, Dream Act grants and untaxed income that was lost if their job position had been filled by a legal resident. Their 11.2 Billion figure will quickly find itself in the negative.

According to information released by Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee Jeff Sessions, the current Gang of 8 immigration reform proposal includes a major flaw that could lead to taxpayers footing the bill for trillions of dollars worth of federal welfare benefits for millions of illegal immigrants.

"Specifically, there is nothing in the framework to apply federal public charge law to those in the country illegally before they are granted legal status. What this means is that the bill would create an end-run around federal law: individuals in the country illegally could receive legal status without having to...