Trump's 'Welfare Ban' on Immigrants Would Save US Taxpayers $57.4B
1,600 a year per immigrant would be saved with President's welfare ban
President Trump's ban on allowing legal immigrants dependent on welfare to resettle permanently in the United States would be likely to save American taxpayers about $57.4B - which is 1,600 a year per immigrant.
Yesterday Neon Nettle reported Trump had sent a clear message to "welfare leeches" who take advantage of the American taxpayer.
The Trump Administration is finalizing an update to current regulation that aims to crack down those who abuse the system while making it more difficult for welfare users to obtain green cards.
The proposal will expand the definition of “public charge” to include a wide range of public assistance benefits and will be released in the coming weeks, according to a report by NBC News on Tuesday, citing four sources with knowledge of the plan.
As Breitbart News reported: In the last decade, the U.S. has imported more than 10 million foreign nationals and is on track to import the same amount in the coming decade if legal immigration controls are not implemented.
The National Academies of Science released a report two years ago, noting that state and local American taxpayers are billed about $1,600 each year per immigrant to pay for their welfare, where immigrant households consume 33 percent more cash welfare than American citizen households.
Decades of mass immigration to the U.S. is the world's "largest anti-poverty program" at the expense of American workers and middle class going to have to pay the cost for that.”
Harvard economist: US operating world's "largest anti-poverty program" w/ immigration & making Americans pay for it. https://t.co/9zLa6cORJg— John Binder 👽 (@JxhnBinder) October 30, 2017
Trump’s seeking to end the “public charge” that mass legal immigration from mostly the poor and developing world would translate to an annual tax cut for American taxpayers.
Illegal and legal immigrant-headed households use nearly 60 percent more taxpayer-funded food stamps than households headed by native born Americans, a study conducted by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) revealed in 2016.
Harvard University economist George Borjas says the country’s decades of importation of more than 1.5 million legal immigrants every year is the world’s “largest anti-poverty program” that comes at the expense of American citizens who are forced to subsidize the cost.
“Since 1965, we have admitted a lot of low-skilled immigrants, and one way to view that policy is that we were running basically the largest anti-poverty program in the world. That is actually not a bad thing at all,” Borjas said in an interview last year. “Except someone is