Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump Budget Stops Cash Payments to Illegal Immigrants

IRS program has paid billions in federal dollars to aliens under the guise of a 'tax credit'

The president’s proposed 2018 budget would put a stop to a government program that has paid out more than $35 billion over the past ten years to illegal immigrants in lump-sum payments, disguised as a “tax credit.”

The use of the credit by illegal immigrants, which has allowed them to get up to $1,000 for each child they claim, including children who are not theirs and who don’t live in the United States, has been referred to as “a multi-billion-dollar fraud scheme” that has taken money out of the hands of hard-working Americans.

“It’s a huge expense coming out of the pocket of American taxpayers.”

It’s called the “Additional Child Tax Credit” — but in application it is not really a credit at all.

Thousands of illegal immigrants file tax returns every year using a taxpayer identification number issued by...
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