Monday, August 12, 2019

Outrage Over Trump Admin Turning Down Welfare Migrants

There are a lot of paper immigration regulations that are rarely enforced in real life. One of these is that immigrants are supposed to be able to support themselves. Now it's one of those regs that the Trump administration is actually enforcing to the outrage of all the right people.
The number of Mexicans refused immigrant visas to the U.S. because they might become dependent on government benefits skyrocketed under President Donald Trump, according to State Department data obtained by POLITICO.
Between Oct. 1 and July 29, the State Department denied 5,343 immigrant visa applications for Mexican nationals on the grounds that the applicants were so poor or infirm that they risked becoming a “public charge,” according to the statistics. That’s up from just seven denials for Mexican applicants in fiscal year 2016, the last full year under former President Barack Obama.
In other words, the State Department is actually doing its job.
Read the rest of the story HERE.

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