Report: Illegal Immigrant Households Receive more Welfare than Native-Born American Households

Report: Illegal Immigrant Households Receive more Welfare than Native-Born American Households

An analysis of federal cost figures finally confirms something that conservatives have known for some time now.

According to a report by the Center for Immigration Studies, immigrant households receive way more in government benefits and welfare than the average American household. This finding is true regardless of whether the immigrants in question are legal or illegal.

Putting a number on the amount immigrants receive, the Center estimates that immigrant homes get around $5,692 in assistance from the federal government every year, a considerably bigger amount than the $4,431 in similar benefits that native-born homes get within the same duration.

The total cost of welfare for immigrants comes out to over $103 billion, meaning that American taxpayers pay billions to subsidize the lifestyles of illegals who are included in the sample size.

Although liberals might try to deflect from the issue by saying that illegal immigrants aren’t eligible for welfare, they ignore the fact that their children are, an important fact that the study takes into account.

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