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Illegal Workers Used Tax Credit to Pocket $4.2 Billion, Audit Shows
Fox News ^ | Sept. 2, 2011

Posted on 09/03/2011 8:58:41 PM PDT by T.L.Sink

Undocumented workers collected $4.2 billion in a tax credit last year, up from less than $1 billion five years ago. The Additional Child Tax Credit is a refundable tax credit meant for working families but as a result of a vague U.S. law as well as an expansion of the tax credit in stimulus [read Obama] legislation the number of illegal workers receiving the money has skyrocketed. The payment of this tax benefit appears to provide an additional incentive for aliens to enter, reside and work in the United States without authorization which contradicts federal law and policy to remove such incentives. Refundable credits can result in refunds even if NO income tax is withheld or paid, the report noted.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: aliens; eitc; illegalaliens; illegals; jobs; socialism; taxes
Those illegals who pay no taxes or have none withheld get refunds from hard working citizens who, as always, foot the bill for bankrupt public school districts, insolvent hospitals, social welfare costs, prison incarceration and the ravages brought to us by the drug cartel.
1 posted on 09/03/2011 8:58:43 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: T.L.Sink

And we wonder why the damn country is broke. A lot of the maggots running our government need to be in prison.


2 posted on 09/03/2011 9:01:51 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Coming November 2012 - The End of an Error.)
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To: T.L.Sink

Si se puede.


3 posted on 09/03/2011 9:02:41 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: T.L.Sink
$4.2 billion does buy an election? I am reminded of the similar ploy practiced by the Clintons/algore in the 1996 election. These liberals are not taking any chances.

Wonder if the GOP candidates are even paying attention to the ‘secret’ votes they will have to overcome?

4 posted on 09/03/2011 9:06:27 PM PDT by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: T.L.Sink

America! Land of the free money! No wonder everyone is central and south America are risking their lives and busting their asses trying to get into this country.


5 posted on 09/03/2011 9:07:33 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Coming November 2012 - The End of an Error.)
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To: T.L.Sink

Our country is BROKE.

Broke.


6 posted on 09/03/2011 9:09:31 PM PDT by GOPJ (126 people were indicted for being terrorists in the last two years. Every one of them was Muslim.)
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To: T.L.Sink

Damn - I just want one of those billions.


7 posted on 09/03/2011 9:09:42 PM PDT by Principled
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To: T.L.Sink

Maybe Sheriff Joe Arpiao can get back the 4.2 Billion dollars.


8 posted on 09/03/2011 9:13:15 PM PDT by Graewoulf ( obamatrauma"care" violates the 1890 Sherman Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: T.L.Sink

Man, quit complaining about this and certainly quit posting stories if no one is going to do anything about it. This kind of stuff is really getting on my nerves. I can NOT understand why a group of people in the face of armed British unloaded a boatload of tea over an itty bitty tax and then turn around and only complain about what’s going on now which is far worse and do nothing about it. It borders on ridiculous.


9 posted on 09/03/2011 9:15:48 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

In case you missed it, check this out (if your blood pressure can tiake it-it raised mine): http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2771816/posts

Our Depart. of Labor is cooperating with two countries in advising their citizens, in this country illegally, on how to take advantage of US laws.
I suspect we’ll see more of the same under a President Perry. Sorry Perry-tards: you know I’m right. Mittens is going to hammer him on these types of issues, even though he would probably be even worse.


10 posted on 09/03/2011 9:21:07 PM PDT by tumblindice (It's the Donner-Reed show!)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

registering all City of Houston voters here:
www.stopthemagnet.com


11 posted on 09/03/2011 9:22:19 PM PDT by magna carta
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

The people who want to do something about it are outnumbered 2 to 1 by the parasites who profit off of it, and want to keep the status quo, and they have the backing of a government with a whole lot of firepower to make sure it stays that way. I agree with you though, we declared our independence over less than what we go through today. Maybe it’s time we do it again.


12 posted on 09/03/2011 9:42:07 PM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: T.L.Sink

FAIR calculates the cost of illegals is well in excess of $110 billion annually.


13 posted on 09/03/2011 9:44:17 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: Liz

For your ping list.


14 posted on 09/03/2011 9:52:59 PM PDT by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: Just mythoughts

This really isn’t about illegal aliens. Everything associated with illegals has to do with anti-American Liberals. Basically because Mexico as a sovergin power sucks ass and Liberals exploit it.


15 posted on 09/03/2011 10:00:40 PM PDT by 3boysdad (The very elect.)
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To: factoryrat; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Grampa Dave; tubebender; hedgetrimmer; forester; Randy Larsen; ...
Fantastic tagline you have there. May I suggest you also add "dam it" which makes possible a few of the things you've already listed.

It's the only energy source that stands ready to deliver electricity on a moments notice after waiting months to be needed. Dams are time machines that let us visit our rainfall and use it before it rushes back out to the sea to become non-potable once again!!!

16 posted on 09/03/2011 10:03:49 PM PDT by SierraWasp (I'm done being disappointed by "He/She is the only one who can win" and being embarrassed later!!!)
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To: T.L.Sink

4.2 billion is 42,000 million!!!!..


17 posted on 09/03/2011 10:12:38 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: 3boysdad
This really isn’t about illegal aliens. Everything associated with illegals has to do with anti-American Liberals. Basically because Mexico as a sovergin power sucks ass and Liberals exploit it.

Any civilized society has four pillars of functioning institutions. Political, economic, education and last but most certainly not least religious. All four of the pillars of our 'civil' society have been corrupted.

Given the remembrance of that long ago 'Tea Party', we are once again by all these institutions, (the redistribution ruling class from both political parties) getting taxed without representation.

What I would like to see is some conservative use the Mexican Immigration Law as their own campaign document and agree with how Mexico handles immigration. All we are getting from these politicians and their fellow cohorts, is talk, talk, talk, as they fleece us blind and call it compassion.

18 posted on 09/03/2011 10:24:08 PM PDT by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: Just mythoughts

I’d rather invade Mexico and make it ours.


19 posted on 09/03/2011 10:33:12 PM PDT by 3boysdad (The very elect.)
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To: 3boysdad
I’d rather invade Mexico and make it ours.

What? And put every Mexican citizen on the 'used tax credit' program?

20 posted on 09/03/2011 10:37:30 PM PDT by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: Just mythoughts

Shoot, if I wanted to do that I’d just scrap the whole idea and stay here and vote Dumocrat.


21 posted on 09/03/2011 10:57:07 PM PDT by 3boysdad (The very elect.)
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To: bwc2221; All

Right, I read that. And what’s even worse for us is the finding of the study by Robert Rector of Heritage which was one of the most comprehensive studies of illegal immigration ever done. It projects that within twenty years, if not curtailed, this foreign invasion could collapse the whole economic and social infrastructure of America. Check it out. By the way, Rector was cited in Congress and appeared on radio and TV shows warning us of the dangers of this policy. This was during the Bush administration when the comprehensive immigration (amnesty) bill was before the House.


22 posted on 09/03/2011 11:34:56 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: bwc2221; All

Right, I read that. And what’s even worse for us is the finding of the study by Robert Rector of Heritage which was one of the most comprehensive studies of illegal immigration ever done. It projects that within twenty years, if not curtailed, this foreign invasion could collapse the whole economic and social infrastructure of America. Check it out. By the way, Rector was cited in Congress and appeared on radio and TV shows warning us of the dangers of this policy. This was during the Bush administration when the comprehensive immigration (amnesty) bill was before the House.


23 posted on 09/03/2011 11:36:17 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: T.L.Sink

This undocumented meme is really driving me insane. Seriously I fear what I might do if someone actually said that to my face! How does an UNDOCUMENTED person FILE taxes and COLLECT a REFUND!


24 posted on 09/04/2011 12:09:26 AM PDT by douginthearmy
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To: tumblindice; AuntB; La Lydia; Tennessee Nana; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; ...
Thanks for the link, tumblindice.

A US offciak at the US Dept of Labor (latino Marxist Hilda Solis) is colluding with foreign countries to advise their citizens, in this country illegally, on how to take advantage of US laws, and how to get free money.

SOURCE http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2771816/posts

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REFERENCE Right on the heels of King Obama enacting the Dream Act through administrative fiat, Obama's hand-picked Marxist Labor Secy Hilda Solis, signed "partnership" agreements with Latin American nations to protect .....what she described..... as the labor "rights" of legal and illegal migrants working in the US.

The US now has Solis' self-made "partnership agreements" with the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, and El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua and Guatemala.

Thanks to Solis' illegal meddling, the Immigration and Nationality Act bypasses Congress, and the Labor Dept itself which says the INA only protects "U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to accept employment in the US from discrimination in hiring or discharge."

Solis took it upon herself to amend US law (with Obama cheering in the bgrnd) and congratulated herself in the process, saying at the reconquista signing ceremony, "No matter how you got here or how long you plan to stay, you have certain rights." (Excerpt) Read more at investors.com ...

Earlier news reports say Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Peru are conspiring to collude with The Anti-Defamation League, The American Civil Liberties Union, the Southern Poverty Law Center and several other civil and immigrant rights groups to infringe on US sovereignty to make our laws as we see fit. The co-conspirators filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Georgia's alien crackdown law..... and and successfully got a US judge to halt the measure pending the outcome of their case.

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Expect more of this under a President (gag) Perry. Perry is one of this nation's permier suckers....who will suck up to anything for a vote.

Clearly, these gov'ts are salivating to get their hands on billions of dollars in US aid. They are aiding and abetting their populations (voting blocs) to stream over the border, coached on how to ride the US gravy train.

Third Workd federales are salivating to get their dirty hands on trillions in US foreign aid---they are providing voting blocs to manipulate the US govt and loot the US Treasury.

Central/South America and Mexico are conning the US -----extorting US tax dollars to support Marxist/terrorist movement via the Merida Initiative (TMI is a despicable con game passed by Congress to arm foreign police and military using US tax dollars.....the aim is to protect terrorists and drug cartels moving across the borders into the US.

VOTERS WANT TO KNOW: When did Texas Governor Perry know savage Zetas were expanding their growing drug empire inside the US, from Big D--Dallas? And when will Perry take responsibility for this?

25 posted on 09/04/2011 12:26:33 AM PDT by Liz ( A taxpayer voting for Obama is like a chicken voting for Col Sanders.)
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To: T.L.Sink

A friend of mine who grew-up in South America, recently had to go to the emergency room. Before they would even touch her they made her fill out the forms, produce an insurance card and even demanded PAYMENT before they would even treat her (she did get them to agree to billing her the $50 copay).

As she speaks Spanish like a native and no hint of an accent with her English, I told her she should have screwed with them and whined and carry-on in Spanish the whole time.


26 posted on 09/04/2011 1:37:06 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici ("Si, se gimme!")
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To: T.L.Sink
About forty miles from me a similar scam was run and I think nearly seven million was collected from the taxpayers. The scam involved four people (all illegal). They were arrested and charged. Trial pending.

Another scam just a few miles from me involved three people (legal citizens, born here) collected about one million two hundred thousand from the taxpayers. They were arrested and convicted. They are serving time.

What is being caught is the tip of the iceberg. Both legal citizens and illegals are being caught. The system allows for numerous scams simply because the system is unable to act prior to the scam being underway. Think housing bubble.

27 posted on 09/04/2011 4:20:23 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: T.L.Sink
They get OUR MONEY BACK!! They get a CHECK from us!!!! This must be stopped NOW!!

EVERYONE needs to pay taxes...EVERYONE....FLAT TAX NOW!!!

28 posted on 09/04/2011 4:57:31 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
MOST people have NO IDEA that people who pay NO TAXES, actually get a CHECK from US, Uncle Sugar.

This story needs to be repeated and retold until EVERYONE hears about it.

29 posted on 09/04/2011 4:59:38 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: no-to-illegals

I think we aren’t doing a good enough job of explaining some of the overlooked problems of illegals.

Right off the top I think we should be looking at how many of our congressional seats in DC exist simply because of the presence of illegal aliens. If there are 30 million illegals, its enough to populate more than 50 congressional seats and they only need be counted to create them.

How different would America be with 40 or 50 less democrats in the house of representatives?


30 posted on 09/04/2011 5:02:38 AM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a Permenant Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: Ann Archy

The media party will have none of it. This is secret. The PeeLousy/Reed/Zero “stimulus” went to tax cuts remember? What they really meant was billions in EITC. God help us.


31 posted on 09/04/2011 5:09:28 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: cripplecreek
I think we aren’t doing a good enough job of explaining some of the overlooked problems of illegals.

Any suggestions?

32 posted on 09/04/2011 5:47:39 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: no-to-illegals

The fact that our government grows as a result of the illegals being here. Congressional lines are drawn and money apportioned based on census counts of people who aren’t legitimately here. Again, how many extra congressmen are in congress due to the presence of illegals?

The cost in infrastructure maintenance that results from the excess wear and tear might not be a bad way to frame the issue. Infrastructure spending is one of Obama’s common demands for money.


33 posted on 09/04/2011 5:58:25 AM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a Permenant Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: cripplecreek
Again, how many extra congressmen are in congress due to the presence of illegals?

I would have to believe your estimate is a correct estimate of the number in congress due to the presence of illegals.

The costs illegals cost the taxpayers is documented. The figures shown to the taxpayers are probably bogus just as the twelve million illegals inside the country is bogus. People are awakening to the problem otherwise you and I would not be discussing it, yet I agree the problem is growing. I haven't come upon the answer to change people's minds, though like you, I continue to try to come up with an answer. For the moment, I take some of the awakening of the people of America as a good sign, and the time for illegals may eventually pass. If not, nobody can say you nor I failed to warn those who see only good coming from an invasion force which murders, robs, pillages, and destroys America in the long run. Ask any American Indian. American Indians know what an invasion means.

34 posted on 09/04/2011 6:23:49 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Ann Archy
MOST people have NO IDEA that people who pay NO TAXES, actually get a CHECK from US, Uncle Sugar.

This story needs to be repeated and retold until EVERYONE hears about it.

And while we are telling it, let's also tell that the Earned Income Tax Credit, to which you refer, was proposed by Nixon, signed into law by Ford and increased under every administration since, without exception.

A pure form of communistic wealth redistribution, if there ever was one.

35 posted on 09/04/2011 8:57:37 AM PDT by Graybeard58
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To: Liz; All

When I lived in California, I used to see illegal immigrants buy drivers lics and social security cards in parking lots.

The going rate was 200 each, or 2 for 300. I once made the mistake of copying down both lic plates, and calling the cops. They screamed at me “ we don’t have time for that $hit “

Now we have 20-30 million of these criminal trespassing cockroaches.


36 posted on 09/04/2011 11:05:20 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Graybeard58

I don’t give a FLYING F about who started it...it MUST be stopped.


37 posted on 09/04/2011 11:29:11 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Just mythoughts

The Left in this country is selling us down the river for votes from the illegal Hispanic lobby. Unfortunately, we have some RINO’s who are joining them. We need another Tom Tancredo not an opportunist like Romney whose agenda changes with the Gallop poll.


38 posted on 09/04/2011 1:13:01 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Exactly but we can’t blame the illegals for getting on the dole for freebees - it’s the fault of our own political establishment which would craw through a sewer for their votes!


39 posted on 09/04/2011 1:16:30 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: douginthearmy

Right! “undocumented” has become another one of a multitude of Politically Correct euphemisms designed to hide harsh reality. But the public isn’t being fooled anynore. As common sense Americans are apt to ask, “What is it about the word ILLEGAL that you don’t understand?”


40 posted on 09/04/2011 1:26:06 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: VeniVidiVici

Not to worry. A few years from now when socialistic ObamaCare really kicks in there won’t be ANY forms that ask such “profiling” questions about being able to pay. Of course, most hospitals will have closed and most surgeons and emergency care physicians will be in other specialties or even professions.


41 posted on 09/04/2011 1:39:24 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: Liz; All

Thanks very much for the ping/post to this great thread, Liz. Thanks to every poster. BTTT!!!


42 posted on 09/04/2011 8:44:11 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: PGalt

BTT

.....is it any wonder they vote overwhelmingly for Obama/democrats/socialists??

Poll: Latino voters overwhelmingly support Obama
Tue Mar 6 13:28:28 2012

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2854870/posts

[snip]none of the Republican candidates polled higher than 14 percent among Latinos.


43 posted on 03/06/2012 2:17:31 PM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
The Tea thrown overboard was a statement that they were finished with the king. The tax wasn't really the big issue there were far more important issues they were fighting over.

remember they were British citizens god fearing Christians they wouldn't have killed British soldiers over money.

examples much bigger issues were forced slavery on British ships picked at random off the streets. executing and whipping ministers for practicing their religion. forced to feed and bed British soldiers in their own homes whom were often very unpleasant at best.

44 posted on 03/06/2012 5:10:34 PM PST by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric Cartman voice* 'I love you, guys')
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To: T.L.Sink

I hate illegal aliens. Don’t give me that same old BS that they just want to work. They want to get every illegal dollar and every free service they can lie, cheat or steal to get. Which means everything they extract from this country and the American taxpayers. Their very existence here is an illegal enterprise, aided and abetted by our feckless politicians and a clueless citizenry.


45 posted on 03/06/2012 5:19:42 PM PST by citizen (The Dims will all unite for Zero. We must soon unite behind our challenger and back him to victory!)
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