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Believe President Obama on Immigration: He Will Not Enforce Most Laws Even After an Amnesty

TooTired Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 12:36 PM
Illegal aliens are not eligible for most benefits, but they are eligible for some. I had a client, whose entire family was here illegally; however, because she was a disabled child, she received (expensive) medical coverage. A woman who is here illegally and gives birth to a child will have her hospital bill paid by Medicaid; the hospital even submits the application for her. Furthermore, a family composed of 2 illegal parents and children born in the U.S. can apply for food stamps for just the kids. They usually get the maximum benefit because they have no real way of verifying their income...they just turn in statements from their employers who pay them under the table and can write down anything about what they actually make.

Now that President Obama and congressional Republicans have managed to talk themselves and the nation off the fiscal cliff, one of their top legislative priorities for 2013 will be to tackle the ever thorny issue of immigration reform.

As currently being discussed, “comprehensive immigration reform” will entail some form of amnesty for most or all of the 10-15 million illegal aliens believed to reside here, and significant increases in the number of legal immigrants we admit each year – a figure that already tops 1 million a year. None of these “reforms” is likely to be particularly popular with the...