Dems will claim illegals don't get government benefits even though it has been proven they do.

 

Trump administration moves to crack down on illegal immigrants in public housing

The Trump administration on Friday moved forward with a proposed rule to make it harder for illegal immigrants to access federally subsidized housing -- the latest crackdown by the administration on immigrants who use public assistance.

The rule, proposed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and posted in the Federal Register, would require that those seeking public housing would be subject to verification of their immigration status. Only families in which every member is either a citizen or a legal resident would qualify for federally subsidized housing. Currently families where at least one person is either a citizen or green card holder can get federal assistance, even if other family members are not.

The administration says that regulations “presently excuse individuals from submitting documentation if they do not contend to having eligible immigration status. This results in no actual determination of immigration status being made.” The rule would also require current participants who have not previously proven their eligibility to do so at their next evaluation of their need for public assistance.

An agency analysis, reported by The Washington Post, found that approximately 25,000 households, representing about 108,000 people, now live in subsidized housing with at least one person who would be ineligible.

Among those “mixed-status” households, 70 percent are legally eligible for benefits -- approximately 76,000 people including 55,000 children. The majority live in California, Texas and New York, the Post reported.

“HUD expects that fear of the family being separated would lead to prompt evacuation by most mixed households,” the agency’s analysis said. “Temporary homelessness could arise for a household, if they are unable to find alternative housing.”

BORDER PATROL APPREHENDS 'LARGEST GROUP' OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS NEAR US BORDER YET

HUD Secretary Ben Carson defended the proposal this week, telling Fox Business’ Stuart Varney that illegal immigrants are limiting assistance that could go to “legitimate American citizens.”

“We have a long list of people we can only serve right now one in four of the people who are looking for assistance from the government," he said. “So obviously we want to get those people taken care of. And we also want to abide by the laws.”

An administration official told The Daily Caller, which first reported the proposal last month, that "we need to take care of our citizens."

“Because of past loopholes in HUD guidance, illegal aliens were able to live in free public housing desperately needed by so many of our own citizens. As illegal aliens attempt to swarm our borders, we’re sending the message that you can’t live off of American welfare on the taxpayers’ dime," the official said.

However, the HUD analysis reportedly found that that the rule could cost up to an additional $227 million a year because mixed-status families would then receive higher subsidies.

The proposal is likely to face fierce opposition from Democrats. On Friday, 13 Democratic members of Congress from New York said in a letter to Carson that it would “needlessly inflict hardship” on families.

“Your approach represents a major shift from current HUD policy and by design makes it more difficult for families to have access to assistance for which they would otherwise be eligible," the letter says.

 

It is the latest proposed crackdown by the administration on the use of public assistance by immigrants. Reuters reported last week that the administration is considering making it easier to deport legal permanent residents who have used public benefits.

A draft regulation, which is still subject to change, would reportedly allow for the deportation of some permanent residents who have used certain public benefits within five years of admission into the U.S. Those benefits include Supplemental Security Income (SSI), the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), Section 8 housing vouchers, certain Medicaid benefits; and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

“HUD expects that fear of the family being separated would lead to prompt evacuation by most mixed households,” the agency’s analysis said. “Temporary homelessness could arise for a household, if they are unable to find alternative housing.”

Too bad so sad....go home.

 

Democrats are the reason we can't have nice things.

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not only that,, I have posted a investigation by tv station in Indiana where they are claiming nephews/nieces in their home country and getting money back from IRS.  Even tho maybe not paying in.   My brother is in SouthWest,,, work hospital, they are getting free medical

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not only that,, I have posted a investigation by tv station in Indiana where they are claiming nephews/nieces in their home country and getting money back from IRS.  Even tho maybe not paying in.   My brother is in SouthWest,,, work hospital, they are getting free medical

What many, or most, of the Democrat politicians did not tell people, or for that matter wanted known, was that anyone who went into the Emergency Rooms around the nation were not turned away.  Critical care was administered regardless of a person's ability to pay or payment record at all Emergency Rooms so there never was a time when people went without critical healthcare, at least from Hospital Emergency rooms.  That, though, was a critical issue that Democrats pointed to in saying we needed the ACA (unAffordable Healthcare Act) so that no one would go without healthcare.  There are and were plenty of people that would go without healthcare insurance but healthcare itself wasn't denied those that needed it, in the emergency rooms around the nation.

Now regarding illegals, Joe Biden wants America to provide free healthcare to all illegals.  If we are going to provide free healthcare (to which nothing is really free) then let it be for our own citizens alone.  I'm not for pulling healthcare from anyone that needs it to save their lives but not have it used as a luxury or bone to throw out to attract all that many more illegals.  If Illegals are saw in facilities like Emergency Rooms then the payment for their services (which you know they aren't going to pay for) should come from the benefits and aid money that our Nation sends to the nations that these people come from.

One issue that Trump has dissapointed me on so far has been his inability to reduce the national debt more.  I hope that the re-energized and growing economy will provide for paying down some of the debt but I had hopes that this is one other miracle that Trump could accomplish.  Maybe that time will come but if Biden is elected and gives away free healthcare to illegals at the expense of our own citizens then there never will be an end to those overwhelming the borders of our nation.  Also there will be a non-ending increase to the national debt.

I too hope that the economy improves enough where people leave the welfare plantation and start pursuing happiness, however folks define happiness. It might be wishful thinking, but I really hope that both major parties can negotiate a more responsible entitlement system in the future that incentivizes work and punishes sloth. There is no way that a single party will ever fix the mess as it currently exists, and knowing the present Democratic party, the present handbasket descending to hell will get a rocket assist if their numbers increase above 60 in the Senate.

That sounds like the ideal plan for the continued health of the Country.
Here comes the but we are know too well, Democrats aren't going to 
work with Republicans, they want to own the American dictatorship
without opposition of any kind. If this isn't apparent to all from the 
2008 Presidential election it never will be and I also agree it's more
likely than not to happen. Seems we can't stop the crime, drugs or 
illegal voters pouring into the land of freedoms past. RIP 

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