Skip to comments.Rep. Kingston: End Child Tax Credits for Illegal Aliens
Posted on 08/01/2013 1:17:47 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
Rep. Jack Kingston has introduced a bill to stop illegal immigrants from receiving child tax credits saying the current system is "absurd" and riddled with fraud. In an exclusive interview with Newsmax TV, the Georgia Republican said the measure could save the taxpayer between $3 billion and $4 billion a year at a time when lawmakers are trying to find ways to decrease the size of the deficit.
"What has happened is that illegal aliens have been given the right to claim child tax credit and it's so bad that one guy in Indianapolis was discovered he had claimed 20 children and 19 of them lived back in Mexico a cost of $29,000 a year to taxpayers," he said.
"It's just absurd. This is a commonsense bill and it really should just fly through the floor of the House," Kingston said.
Kingston acknowledged the bill will likely face criticism from Democrats, as a similar bill did in 2012, but said in today's political environment Democrats will use any opportunity to attack Republicans.
"What we have seen, starting with this president in the White House, is that anytime that the Democrats don't have logic and fact on their side they argue emotions. So Republicans are always painted as people who hate children, hate education, hate seniors, don't like the poor, don't like the elderly, and we can't walk around Washington being shell-shocked as Republicans," he said.
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“You can open borders or a Welfare state, but not both”
~ Milton Freedman
The other problem is that they are able to claim foodstamps, TANF, section 8, medicaid, and other benefits for those kids (and themselves).
End illegal immigration by deporting the whole damned bunch of them!
Bring the soldiers home to protect American sovereignty.