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Old 05-07-2013, 12:39 PM
 
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Obama wants to ban guns but not illegals stealing from the system? Another reason we can't trust the government nor this immigration reform bill.
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Old 05-07-2013, 03:13 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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Hard to compete with obama-claus.
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Old 05-07-2013, 03:53 PM
 
Location: Jacurutu
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Hard to compete with obama-claus.
Which party was in power for almost all of the '80s?...

Food stamps were even heavily adjusted under Clinton, who stop all immigrant (even legal) access to them in 1996. Bush II turned it back on. But don't let such details get in the way of a good rant.
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Old 05-07-2013, 05:47 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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I have trouble believing that illegals can get food stamps easier than Americans and legal immigrants can.
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Old 05-07-2013, 06:33 PM
 
Location: California
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I have trouble believing that illegals can get food stamps easier than Americans and legal immigrants can.
Easier....I would say just as easy.
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:15 PM
 
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I have trouble believing that illegals can get food stamps easier than Americans and legal immigrants can.
They have more babies -- babies bring food stamps. These aren't people who were capable of making it in their own country where the cost of living is very low, they certainly aren't making it without all kinds of government handouts here where the cost of living is extremely high. Most illegals lack an education and the job skills needed to earn a decent living here -- or back in their own country.

Of course it's harder for legal immigrants (at least those that are employer sponsored) to get food stamps. Family sponsored legal immigrants of course can be indigent and unskilled which gets them food stamps.
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Old 05-08-2013, 01:20 AM
 
Location: Phoenix
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I have trouble believing that illegals can get food stamps easier than Americans and legal immigrants can.
Really ? Try parking across the street from your local DHS office (about the 1st of the month) and count
the number of illegals & their kid's standing in line. Next, go look in the parking lot & count all the men
setting in ford f-150 pickups. I'll bet the numbers correlate.
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Old 05-08-2013, 08:49 AM
 
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I have trouble believing that illegals can get food stamps easier than Americans and legal immigrants can.
Why? They get everything else.
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Old 05-08-2013, 09:58 AM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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Why? They get everything else.
Like what? There is no secret government organization that gives illegal immigrants free healthcare and tax refunds.


If you're illegal, then you lack state and federal-issued IDs. How can you get food stamps if you don't have IDs, unless the government workers are handing them out like candy to whoever asks?

What's to stop American citizens and legal immigrants from doing what the illegal immigrants are doing? Don't say something stupid like "Americans don't break the law", because a lot of them do. I suspect that an illegal immigrant can only get food stamps if they have a child who is a U.S. citizen. If their children are also illegal then they can't get them.
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Old 05-08-2013, 12:24 PM
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They have more babies -- babies bring food stamps. These aren't people who were capable of making it in their own country where the cost of living is very low, they certainly aren't making it without all kinds of government handouts here where the cost of living is extremely high. Most illegals lack an education and the job skills needed to earn a decent living here -- or back in their own country.

Of course it's harder for legal immigrants (at least those that are employer sponsored) to get food stamps. Family sponsored legal immigrants of course can be indigent and unskilled which gets them food stamps.
The babies you refer to are United States citizens. Another case of the nativists playing fast and loose with the facts. I guess a thread titled "American citizens get food stamps by the vanload" wouldn't have been as dramatic though.
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