March 24, 2017

Soros Fellow Flees Country While Wife Arrested For Welfare Scam

A lawyer and recipient of a prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros fellowship for immigrants has reportedly fled the U.S., possibly to Africa, as his wife faces criminal welfare fraud charges in Arlington, Va. Fidelis Agbapuruonwu, a Nigerian immigrant, “fled the country and is somewhere in Africa,” according to officials at the Arlington General Court, NBC News 4 reports. Agbapuruonwu’s wife Helen […]

Wife of Immigrant D.C. Lawyer Worth $1.5 Million Arrested For Food Stamp, Welfare Fraud

An Arlington, Va., woman allegedly falsified welfare applications to receive more than $100,000 in benefits while her husband raked in $1.5 million salary. Daily Caller reports: Police say Helen Agbapuruonwu, mother of four, collected food stamps and Medicaid benefits from 2010 to 2016, while here husband, Fidelis Agbapuruonwu, was earning $1.5 million as a lawyer in Washington, […]

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 […]

TRUMP: Hillary Only Offers Welfare Checks, I’ll Produce Paychecks (VIDEO)

In a speech at The Economic Club in New York today, Donald Trump outlined his plans for economic growth and job creation. He had one line that truly defines the difference between him and Clinton. Via Real Clear Politics: Trump: The Only Thing Hillary Clinton Can Offer Is A Welfare Check, I Will Produce Paychecks […]

Illegal Immigrants Get Over $1,200 More In Welfare Benefits Than American Families A Year

As Leah wrote yesterday, there’s a huge spike in illegal aliens pouring across the border. The exodus from Central America has reportedly created the largest case of mass immigration since the 1980s. These people are often poor and need assistance in order to survive. When American citizens fall on hard times, they look to the […]

Guess who gets the most welfare in America…you’ll be WRONG

Regardless of your opinion about welfare, there’s near universal agreement that it should be restricted to our own citizens. For the most part – it is – but that doesn’t mean that the system is free of abuse. As the Washington Examiner puts it, there are plenty of illegal immigrants “cashing in:” Illegal immigrant households receive […]

State requires welfare recipients to WORK, this happens IMMEDIATELY

One of the great accomplishments of Bill Clinton and his Republican led-congress was welfare reform, a provision of which required work to receive welfare. The Obama administration has managed to partially undo the legacy of welfare reform. During the financial crisis, the Department of Agriculture allowed states to suspend their work requirements — which made […]

REPORT: MORE THAN HALF OF IMMIGRANTS ON WELFARE

Immigrant-headed households in the U.S. use welfare at a much higher rate than their native-born counterparts and that trend holds true for both new and long-time immigrant residents, according to a new study. According to a report released Wednesday from the Center for Immigration Studies, 51 percent of immigrant-headed households (both legal and illegal) reported […]

How Welfare Spending Hurts the People It’s Supposed to Help

Federal and state governments spent $1.02 trillion on welfare in 2014—an increase of $274 billion, or 36 percent, since 2003 after adjusting for inflation. At the federal level, the welfare bureaucracy spans numerous agencies and includes more than 80 different means-tested aid programs that provide cash, food, housing, medical care and social services to poor […]

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