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Michael Tanner of Cato, meet reality (immigrants using food stamps to send food back home) - 07/21/13

Per the New York Post (link), some immigrants from Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Haiti buy food in the U.S. which they then send to their relatives in their home countries. Some of them are using food stamps to buy the food, although the article gives no clue as to the number of such welfare queens. The article quotes Michael Tanner of the Cato Institute as saying: "I don’t want food-stamp...

After Sandy, Mexican government helps illegal aliens get U.S. benefits (food stamps, FEMA) - 11/26/12

Claudia Torrens of the Associated Press offers "Immigrants struggle to cope in Sandy's aftermath" ( peekURL.com/zENYejG ). It starts with an acknowledgment that the "immigrants" in the title are in fact actually illegal aliens [1], then - merely as an aside - mentions this: Officials from the Mexican government have visited shelters in New York and New Jersey looking for immigrants to help,...

Michael Bloomberg's horribly bad immigration ideas (crime, spending, family separation, Zakaria, CNN) - 06/07/12

... See immigration economics and immigration welfare for more. 7. Mike Bloomberg is promoting family separation as a good thing. Instead of encouraging people to stay in their own countries and solve those countries' problems, Bloomberg thinks it's acceptable that they should leave their children hundreds or thousands of miles away. 8. Needless to say, as the push for the DREAM Act and attempts to...

CIS: Immigrants use welfare at higher rate than natives - 04/06/11

Some of the findings of a new study from the Center for Immigration Studies ("Welfare Use by Immigrant Households with Children: A Look at Cash, Medicaid, Housing, and Food Programs", link) include: # In 2009 (based on data collected in 2010), 57 percent of households headed by an immigrant (legal and illegal) with children (under 18) used at least one welfare program, compared to 39 percent for...

LULAC, MALDEF, ACLU, business groups fight Texas immigration bills - 02/16/07

A new, apparently unnamed coalition has been formed in Texas to fight state bills designed to reduce illegal immigration. The coalition is using the standard pretext that immigration is a federal responsibility. Of course, they realize that the feds have abrogated their responsibilities; were the feds to enforce the laws, they would push for more local control. Passing the buck to the federal...

Flashback to 1993, when Harry Reid was an American - 04/05/06

Nowadays, Harry Reid supports illegal immigration, even when he ends up greatly harming American citizens and assisting Bush, connected contractors, and the government of Mexico in the process. (See also this, this, this and this about an Abramoff connection). However, Drudge reminds us that it wasn't always so. A 1993 press release from the Senator is in the extended entry. FLASHBACK: Dem...