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Yes, Obama’s Amnesty Will Raid Social Security and Medicare

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Turning on its head the open borders crowd’s claim that amnesty is good for the economy, President Barack Obama’s amnesty for four million (or more) illegal aliens will cost Americans about $2 trillion, or roughly $40 billion a year for the next five decades according to a study by the Heritage Foundation’s Robert Rector.
 
Rector’s analysis is based on the obvious, but carefully suppressed, fact that most of the illegal aliens who will be granted amnesty are net tax consumers – they consume more from the government in benefits than they pay in through taxes.
 
Rector explained that, on average, the illegal immigrants benefiting from the amnesty have a 10th grade education. That low education ensures they can’t earn enough money, or pay enough taxes, to pay for the many benefits they’ll get Rector told The Daily Caller’s White House correspondent Neil Munro.
 
These various benefits add up to roughly $50,000 a year for each household, but those households can and do pay only about $13,000 a year in federal taxes, leaving a gap of roughly $40,000 between payments and benefits, Rector said.
 
That gap is effectively filled by payments from intact, college-education households which normally pay $30,000 more in taxes than they receive in benefits. “It takes all of the net taxes paid by one college-educated family [household] to pay for one of these immigrant households,” he said.
 
This is in effect a $22,000 tax on every American graduate’s four-year college degree.
 
Currently, according to Munro’s reporting, government spends roughly $50 billion a year supporting the children and families of illegal immigrants. Much of that costs consists of free schooling and medical care for the U.S.-born kids of illegals.
 
Obama’s plan will expand the spending, for example, by providing tax benefits, including Earned Income Tax Credit.
 
Two parents with three or more children would receive up to $6,143 in 2014 if they earn less than $46,997, according to the Internal Revenue Service’s EITC calculator.
 
Those benefits will gradually expand to include healthcare and retirement benefits, Rector said.
 
“It is completely implausible that the Obama administration plans to have people with legal status reside here for 30 years without medical care… They would incrementally gain access to all of the means-tested programs,” he said.
 
According to Rector, half the total cost of the amnesty will come due once the low-wage migrants get Green Cards and tap into Americans’ Social Security and Medicare funds. Americans with similar education get $3 back from Social Security for every $1 they pay in taxes.
 
But don’t take the Heritage Foundation’s word for it because, despite his claims to the contrary, the President’s own staff agrees with Rector.
 
According to reporting by Human Events contributor Arnold Ahlert, a White House official told The Washington Post that many illegals who will be protected from deportation by Obama’s unconstitutional plan will be eligible to receive a “wide array” of government benefits, including Social Security and Medicare.
 
The admission verifies that, once again, Americans are forced to endure another lie perpetrated by the President. When he announced his executive action, Obama was adamant. “It does not grant citizenship, or the right to stay here permanently, or offer the same benefits that citizens receive—only Congress can do that. All we’re saying is we’re not going to deport you,” he insisted.
 
Not exactly, says Ahlert.
 
The status conferred by the president activates the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, which states that the government “will pay monthly title II and title XVIII benefits to a claimant/beneficiary who is present in the U.S. and who is a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or lawfully present alien as determined by the Attorney General” (italics Ahlert’s). It further states that payment provisions “apply to retirement, survivors or disability benefits. This rule also applies to payments made for Medicare services rendered.”
 
So, the only thing that stands between 5 million illegal aliens and your Social Security Trust Fund money is Eric Holder?
 
In 2033, the Social Security trust fund will be exhausted, and the program will be able to pay only three-fourths of scheduled benefits.
 
While the Social Security system is considered solvent until that year, what is the effect of adding as many as 11 million illegal aliens to the Social Security beneficiary pool?
 
Economics 101 tells us the first illegal aliens to seek amnesty will be the illegal aliens who seek benefits, not the illegal aliens who could conceivably be added to the taxpaying pool that supports those benefits.
 
This means that the United States will be borrowing billions more from the Chinese to pay benefits to illegal aliens who, by their Obama-granted claim on Social Security and Medicare, will also rapidly advance the bankruptcy of the two programs.
 
We urge you to call or write your Representative and Senators (the Capitol switchboard is 1-866-220-0044) to tell them not to allow Obama’s planned illegal and unconstitutional amnesty to loot Social Security and Medicare. Tell them those programs are for American citizens and legal immigrants, not illegal aliens.
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These INVADERS shouldn't get anything, but Hot Lead!

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If not there will be riots worse than the ones we now cannot control.
How about setting the dictator Obama and his children out in and among the present rioters.
It would serve them right.