October 21, 2017

EXCELLENT: Illegal Immigrants Stop Taking Food Stamps So They Won’t Be Deported

According to The Washington Post, a number of illegal immigrant families are pulling their children out of the SNAP program because they feel that enrolling in the program would expose their identities as illegal immigrants, leading to deportation. Caitlin Dewey, writing for the Post, interviewed Luisa Fortin, a SNAP outreach coordinator in Georgia, who fretted, […]

Wealthy De Blasio Crony Caught Getting Food Stamps Illegally

A religious leader and big-time fundraiser for Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been charged with welfare fraud for getting around $30,000 in food stamps. Yitzchok “Isaac” Sofer, a Hasidic religious leader, hosted a fundraiser for de Blasio’s 2013 mayoral campaign at the same time he was receiving food stamps illegally. Completing this poll […]

Iranian Millionaire On Food Stamps Indicted For Welfare Fraud

An Ohio millionaire descended from Iranian royalty was indicted for welfare fraud Tuesday, after prosecutors allege he bilked Medicare for $45,000 and received $8,400 in food stamps benefits. The 65-year-old Ali Pascal Mahvi insists he is innocent of fraud, but prosecutors say that if convicted, he could spend more than four years in prison. “I absolutely believe he should serve time behind […]

MORE THAN 90 PERCENT OF MIDDLE EASTERN REFUGEES ON FOOD STAMPS

More than 90 percent of recent refugees from Middle Eastern nations are on food stamps and nearly 70 percent receive cash assistance, according to government data. According to Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) data highlighted by the immigration subcommittee staff of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)80% — chairman of the Subcommittee on Immigration and the National […]

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