Where the Comment is King

THE NEWS COMMENTER

VOTE  (0)  (0)

Stimulus Checks to Be Issued to Illegal Immigrants as Part of New COVID Relief Package

Added 02-23-21 08:45:04pm EST - “California will send COVID-19 stimulus checks to illegal immigrants.” - Westernjournal.com

CLICK TO SHARE

Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “California to Issue Stimulus Checks to Illegal Immigrants in New COVID Relief Package”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Patrick T. Fallon - AFP / Getty ImagesCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom speaks after touring a COVID-19 vaccination site on Monday in Long Beach, California. (Patrick T. Fallon - AFP / Getty Images)

About $470 million of the bill approved Monday by the state legislature will go to 565,000 individuals who have tax ID numbers but did not get federal stimulus payments in the past and have incomes under $75,000, according to FOX Business.

During the Trump administration, individuals in the country illegally were not eligible for federal stimulus checks.

Republican state Sen. Jim Nielsen said that although the state was able to afford the spending right now, it was setting a dangerous precedent.

“This budget is going to be creating long-term obligations to the undocumented,” Nielsen said during a legislative debate, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Read more...







If you don't see any comments yet, congrats! You get first comment. Be nice and have fun.

CLICK TO SHARE

BACK TO THE HOME-PAGE