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California taxpayers pay record amount in benefits to children of illegal aliens
Examiner. ^ | January 17th, 2011 | Dave Gibson

Posted on 01/18/2011 7:27:36 AM PST by moonshinner_09

California taxpayers pay record amount in benefits to children of illegal aliens

Los Angeles Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has just released data from the Department of Public Social Services which shows that in November 2010, $53 million in welfare benefits ($22 million CalWORKs and $31 million in Food Stamps) were given issued to illegal aliens for their U.S.-born children in Los Angeles County.

The record amount is an increase of almost $3 million from November 2009, and represents 22 percent of all CalWORKs and Food Stamp issuances in L.A. county.

In 2009, CalWORKs and Food Stamp benefits given to illegal aliens totaled almost $570 million. The total amount issued to illegal aliens cost in 2010, is estimated to be well over $600 million.

On Monday, Supervisor Antonovich told reporters: “When you add this to $550 million for public safety and nearly $500 million for healthcare, the total cost for illegal immigrants to county taxpayers exceeds $1.6 billion dollars a year -- not including the hundreds of millions of dollars for education.”

In August 2009, Antonovich made public the-then staggering amount which the taxpayers spent on illegal aliens, living in L.A. County. In June 2009 alone, the county paid out $48 million to the children of illegal aliens, an increase of $10 million over June 2007.

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: aliens; anchor; babies; ca; california; democrats; foreignaid; freecheeze; illegalaliens; illegals; immigration; immigrationcost; kalifornia; leftcoast; taxdollars; taxes; welfare
That's why they keep coming here, free money
1 posted on 01/18/2011 7:27:39 AM PST by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09

I guess as long as CA keeps giving them goodies, the illegals will stay out of my state. But it would be so much better for all of us if all states would band together to fight illegal immigration.


2 posted on 01/18/2011 7:31:36 AM PST by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: moonshinner_09

These idiots will continue to blame those evil “rich capitalists” and Republicans for “spending all the money on luxury condos and wars.”

Californian leftists are far too stupid to ever figure it out.


3 posted on 01/18/2011 7:32:29 AM PST by Soothesayer (smallpox is not a person)
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To: moonshinner_09

Meanwhile, CA children get cuts in services and the CA state government has hundreds of political-payoff agencies. Graft and Corruption is never investigated within the State government and state workers are immune to being fired for not working!


4 posted on 01/18/2011 7:33:31 AM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: moonshinner_09

Thank a Liberal especially the union-sucking governor.


5 posted on 01/18/2011 7:34:13 AM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: moonshinner_09
No sweat. We'll be able to better afford them as soon as Jerry Brown gets half of those state-owned cell phones back.

And his dozen or so planned new taxes are implemented.

6 posted on 01/18/2011 7:36:54 AM PST by skeeter
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To: moonshinner_09
$53 million in welfare benefits ($22 million CalWORKs and $31 million in Food Stamps) were given issued to illegal aliens for their U.S.-born children

Simple solution; Any payments to anybody for adolescents must be to parents or legal gardians who are in the country legally.

7 posted on 01/18/2011 7:38:33 AM PST by umgud
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To: MEGoody
But it would be so much better for all of us if all states would band together to fight illegal immigration.

Fat chance. The state GOP recently declared that the party's salvation will be found in the hispanic community. Unfortunately we know what that means.

If I were a hispanic citizen a) I'd be far more offended than flattered b) I wouldn't be interested in joining a party with so few collective IQ points.

8 posted on 01/18/2011 7:42:16 AM PST by skeeter
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To: moonshinner_09

Add to that the CASH (often more than SS) that Calif gives to elderly illegal aliens and you can see why the state is such a mess! And No, that’s one program no one seems willing to cut.

[snip] Wonder why California is broke??? Senior Illegal aliens!

Yes, there are plenty of reasons, and here is just one! California gives over and above what the feds give to Illegal Aliens. Yesterday I was at my doctor’s office and picked up a booklet funded ‘with a generous grant from the Calif. Bar Foundation’, titled, “Seniors & the Law” A Guide for Maturing Californians. They pointed out many programs, such as property tax deferment for seniors in financial trouble, that have been eliminated because of budget cuts...but they didn’t cut this one!

Highlights:
“California’s cash Assistance Program is for Seniors.... turned down because of their immigration status....such seniors may be able to get almost the same amount of cash as they would have through SSI”

http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/search?q=Why+is+california+broke+Senior+illegal+aliens


9 posted on 01/18/2011 7:48:23 AM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: moonshinner_09

10 posted on 01/18/2011 7:51:45 AM PST by Mich Patriot (...politics is the second oldest profession...it bears a striking resemblance to the first." RReagan)
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To: skeeter
Fat chance.

Yeah, I know. I guess I just couldn't resist dreaming the impossible dream.

11 posted on 01/18/2011 7:57:09 AM PST by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: moonshinner_09

“That’s why they keep coming here, free money”

That is also why I personally believe we may not get out of this economic hole unless something is done with the illegals. Social security, HUD, food stamps, medicaid, the cost to schools, hospitals etc... all add up to a lot of money being sucked out. IMHO the U.S. can be compared to a “host” with parasites. The host will never be strong as long as the parasites are sucking the life out of it. Just a thought.


12 posted on 01/18/2011 8:01:20 AM PST by momtothree
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To: moonshinner_09
They did not add 15k per child of theirs in the school system.
California is also giving away free babysitting so they can go make more babies at $600 per month.

I estimate the cost (not counting the taxes never paid from the gray markets) is closer to 9+ billion a year easily.

13 posted on 01/18/2011 8:04:24 AM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: moonshinner_09
They did not add 15k per child of theirs in the school system.
California is also giving away free babysitting so they can go make more babies at $600 per month.

I estimate the cost (not counting the taxes never paid from the gray markets) is closer to 9+ billion a year easily.

14 posted on 01/18/2011 8:04:27 AM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: moonshinner_09

I just heard on Fox Business, that the state of California owes $341,000,000 for the interest on the borrowed money for unemployment for 1 quarter. The best part is, this is for the first 26 weeks, NOT for the extension to 99, or the newer extension......... isn’t that special..........


15 posted on 01/18/2011 8:25:24 AM PST by runninglips (Don't support the Republican party, work to "fundamentally change" it...conservative would be nice)
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To: moonshinner_09

Don’t forget Calif is still intent on passing their own Dream Act .A bill that would give students who are in the country illegally the opportunity to access college financial aid was introduced in the state Legislature this week, according to news reports.
The California Dream Act, AB 130, would allow students who are in the country illegally to benefit from the same financial aid as other students in the state who attend public universities and colleges, according to a San Jose Mercury News story.
This bill is different than an earlier failed federal bill, which would have given some students in the country illegally a pathway to legal residency and eventually U.S. citizenship.
Supporters of the state bill said it will help students gain an education and eventually contribute to the workforce. Opponents say the already-strained state can’t afford to help those who are in the country illegally.http://www.ocregister.com/news/students-284101-bill-illegally.html?nstrack=sid:980889|met:102|cat:227|order:2
You just cannot fix stupid


16 posted on 01/18/2011 8:42:23 AM PST by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09

the total cost for illegal immigrants to county taxpayers exceeds $1.6 billion dollars a year — not including the hundreds of millions of dollars for education.”

No problem. Los Angeles has plenty of money and is a sanctuary city. If they were broke the politicians wouldn’t be able to build 1/2 billion dollar schools, would they? Don’t worry...they’re on top of things. /s


17 posted on 01/18/2011 8:46:28 AM PST by Joan Kerrey
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To: moonshinner_09
File under "Figures Grossly Underestimated By An Order of Magnitude"...


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

18 posted on 01/18/2011 8:51:23 AM PST by The Comedian ("Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice" - B. Goldwater)
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To: moonshinner_09; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3; ...
RE :”California taxpayers pay record amount in benefits to children of illegal aliens Los Angeles Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has just released data from the Department of Public Social Services which shows that in November 2010, $53 million in welfare benefits ($22 million CalWORKs and $31 million in Food Stamps) were given issued to illegal aliens for their U.S.-born children in Los Angeles County.
The record amount is an increase of almost $3 million from November 2009, and represents 22 percent of all CalWORKs and Food Stamp issuances in L.A. county. In 2009, CalWORKs and Food Stamp benefits given to illegal aliens totaled almost $570 million. The total amount issued to illegal aliens cost in 2010, is estimated to be well over $600 million.

Well DUH!

You folks ready to bail CA out yet? We wouldn't want them to have to cut these benefits to illegals.

19 posted on 01/18/2011 9:05:52 AM PST by sickoflibs ("It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

Ping!


20 posted on 01/18/2011 9:19:45 AM PST by HiJinx (What new decade?)
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To: sickoflibs; moonshinner_09; Grampa Dave; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; ...
RIDING THE US GRAVY TRAIN---THE SAGA OF PEDRO An illegal alien w/ wife and five children violates our borders. He gets a job mowing loans for $5.00 or 6.00/hour. At that low wage, with six dependents, he pays no income tax, so each year, he files an Income Tax Return to get "EITC---earned income credit" of up to $3,200 scot-free.

He qualifies for Section 8 housing and subsidized rent. He qualifies for food stamps and no deductible, no co-pay free health care. His children get free school breakfasts and lunches.

The kids qualify for monthly SSI checks, faking ADD; the illegal and his wife get SSI if they fake being aged, blind or disabled; SSI qualifies them for Medicare.

Plus illegals don't worry about pricey items like car insurance, life insurance, or homeowners insurance, and qualifies for relief from high energy bills.

ALL OF THAT IS COLLECTED WITH JUST ONE IDENTITY Evidence shows illegals establish several identities with phony SS nos and fake documents (which these "poor immigrants" buy from document brokers for several thousand dollars).

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Man ordered to repay $3M in Calif employment fraud
San Francisco Chronicle | June 26, 2010
FR Posted June 26, 2010 by artichokegrower

A former Marysville resident has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay back $3 million in fraudulently obtained unemployment compensation. U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner says 31-year-old Manuel Mejia Ordonez was sentenced Friday to eight years and one month in prison for conspiracy to commit mail fraud and identity theft. (Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...

How does a citizen of Mexico make $3 million in unemployment claims? By establishing multiple identities. The guy----Manuel Mejia Ordonez----got eight years for conspiracy to commit mail fraud........and identity theft.

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Illegal Jose Madrigal, the Washington state rapist, had some 30 identities.

EACH FAKE IDENTITY COLLECTS US GOVT FREEEBIES,
--- AND AS EVERY DESPERATE DEMOCRAT KNOWS ---
EACH ILLEGAL IDENTITY VOTES AND VOTES AND VOTES

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How does a "poor" Mexican illegal in the US for a "better" life, establish multiple identities?

NORTH BERGEN, NJ -- July 21, 2006 -- Pelcastre brothers, Angel and Jorge, Dallas, Texas, were a walking threat to US national security, expert document forgers who, for a few thousand dollars, could give anyone a new identity, authorities said.

The Texas brothers turned a NJ hotel room into a business office and were readying a massive cache of fake Social Security cards for delivery to a local NJ identity broker.

The Texas brothers were a "one-stop shop" for a myriad of fake US documents, including birth certificates, Social Security cards, driver's licenses for any state in the US, passports and resident alien cards, said state police. Officers happened upon two cars bearing Texas plates in a NJ hotel parking lot. Authorities wouldn't identify the NJ hotel by name for fear it would spark retribution. The Drug Interdiction Task Force, regularly runs checks.

The Texas brothers were followed to a NJ office supply store nearby where they purchased computer supplies. Officers then followed the Texans to a NJ storage facility in Secaucus, NJ, where the Texans loaded several boxes into a car. One of them stood lookout. Authorities approached the Texas brothers when they returned to the NJ hotel and questioned them separately. The Texas brothers consented to a search.

Police recovered laminating sheets with built-in security features, pages of blank documents waiting for fake names and information, finished documents, computers and software to create the fake IDs.

All told, the haul was worth about $500,000 on the street. Police also recovered $6,000 in cash, which was the first payment from a NJ fake document broker for a shipment of 500 Social Security cards.

21 posted on 01/18/2011 9:25:48 AM PST by Liz (There's a new definition of bipartisanship in Washington -- it's called "former member.")
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To: Liz; sickoflibs
and if i miss a decimal point in my 'legal' 1040 form, the IRS will give me a financial enema and destroy the future of myself and children...

and if i 'resist' this invasion, theyll burn us out, or at a bare minimum shoot anything that moves that can be considered a threat to their 'a-tho-o-tay'...

push until Im a 'criminal' and all bets are off...after the first one, the rest are FReebies...

22 posted on 01/18/2011 9:44:19 AM PST by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: moonshinner_09

What a country!!!


23 posted on 01/18/2011 9:48:26 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: Gilbo_3; sickoflibs
Many Mexican illegals are using the asylum scam to get on the US gravy train--claiming drug violence "forced" them to flee over the border.

THE ASYLUM RIPOFF UP CLOSE A Social Security category provides outrageous government financial aid to "refugees" claiming "persecution." These phonies never paid a dime into the SS system; yet, they can collect seven years straight...... and can get extended payments if they are politically well-connected. The SS checks can amount to $1000 a month, and more.

24 posted on 01/18/2011 10:08:40 AM PST by Liz (There's a new definition of bipartisanship in Washington -- it's called "former member.")
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To: All

isn’t obama selling california to china anyway?


25 posted on 01/18/2011 10:14:47 AM PST by 09Patriot (your freedom to be you, includes my freedom to be from you.--Wilkow)
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To: A CA Guy

I think the article is referencing cost to LA County alone??? If so then statewide the cost is many more billions of dollars lost, especially when you factor in education.


26 posted on 01/18/2011 10:20:27 AM PST by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: antceecee
I think the article is referencing cost to LA County alone???

Correct.

If so then statewide the cost is many more billions of dollars lost, especially when you factor in education.

All the estimates (a few years ago) put the number for all of California at an excess of $10 billion.

27 posted on 01/18/2011 1:32:19 PM PST by calcowgirl ("Controlling carbon is a bureaucrat's dream. If you control carbon, you control life" --Lindzen)
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