Immigrants on Welfare Triples; on Medicaid Doubles

2018 April 26
by bc3b

But, just remember: immigrants are what makes America great. Need an example? See Kalifornia. More people in poverty. Last in quality of life. Publik edjewcation has gone from #1 to on a par with Arkansas and Mississippi. Crime is up. The left controls everything. Pretty great – right JR, TLS and JimNorCal.

But, as Paul Ryan and Nancy Pelosi will tell you: immigrants – even illegal aliens – are a financial boon to the US, even if they are sending $25 billion in remittances out of the country and sucking up entitlements.

Welfare and Medicaid use by new immigrants, even those with college degrees, has surged to new levels, an indication that the jobs they came to America to take aren’t there, according to a new report.

The Census Bureau charted the growth in the use of taxpayer-funded programs for financially poor new immigrants and found the biggest rise in the use of welfare, roughly triple over the last 10 years.

And, according to an analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies, the use of Medicaid by immigrants has gone up nearly as much.

Steven Camarota, the center’s director of research and the study’s lead author, highlighted those two Census data points in noting that it has happened despite the increase in education levels for immigrants. He also found that new immigrants are twice as likely to live in poverty as native born Americans.

His key findings in the report titled Better Educated, But Not Better Off:

  • The share of new immigrants in poverty was slightly higher in 2017 than in 2007, and the gap with natives widened slightly. Overall, new immigrants remained twice as likely to live in poverty as natives.
  • In 2007, 6 percent of new immigrants were on Medicaid; by 2017 it was 17 percent — an 11 percentage-point increase. The share of natives on Medicaid increased from 7 percent to 13 percent — a six percent­age-point increase. New immigrants are now more likely to use the program than natives.


  • The share of new immigrants living in households receiving food stamps roughly tripled from 4 percent to 13 percent from 2007 to 2017. Among natives, food stamp use also increased, but not as much, from about 6 percent to 10 percent. New immigrants are now more likely to live in a household on food stamps.

Hat tip: Washington Examiner

33 Responses leave one →
  1. 2018 April 26 3:34 am
    drdog09 permalink

    Before I believe anything in this report I would want a definition of ‘New immigrant’. Immigrant to me means said person has a valid green card. Immigrant to the Left means anybody who can get here and vote, aka illegal alien.

  2. 2018 April 26 3:43 am
    drdog09 permalink

    Kayne West may still be a fool. But even a fool can be right sometimes — — Just watching the Left gyrate about a black man leaving the reservation has the Karma Wheel spinning. MAGA. I hope more of the black community joins in.

  3. 2018 April 26 5:41 am
    TLS permalink

    How long before illegal families of 9 starting stuffing themselves in granny flats in our backyards here in CA? Taking the small housing American homeless just won’t use!

    And Comey doesn’t do weasel leaks or something:

  4. 2018 April 26 6:05 am
    drdog09 permalink

    Those that also try to revise history are doomed to repeat it….

  5. 2018 April 26 6:07 am
    drdog09 permalink

    Q post indicates that Rudy G. met with the SP yesterday. Have not seen any of that in the MSM yet, but the day is early….

  6. 2018 April 26 6:09 am
    justrand permalink

    more bad news, Admiral Jackon withdrew from VA consideration.

    Weird how he was LOVED by Democrats while he was Obama’s physician, but suddenly he is a MONSTER because Trump nominates him.

  7. 2018 April 26 6:09 am
    justrand permalink

    speaking of health issues…Britain is DETERMINED to murder that small boy, just to assuage their “pride” in their National “Health” System

  8. 2018 April 26 6:46 am
    justrand permalink

  9. 2018 April 26 7:17 am

    Poor little middle aged JAP done got her comeuppance.

  10. 2018 April 26 7:18 am
    drdog09 permalink


    I suspect that the IG’s report found even better irregularities than an expired car registration. But it was good cover to sweep it all under the rug. Dim arrogance is generally viewed as a feature not a bug.

  11. 2018 April 26 7:32 am
    bc3b permalink

    One of the key things to remember is that in 2018 the majority of legal immigrants are from third world countries – either through chain immigration or lotteries. The percentage coming from Europe, Canada or Australia is quite small. Add those to the illegals and you have millions of uneducated, unskilled people looking for a better often comes at the expense of the US taxpayer.

  12. 2018 April 26 7:32 am
    Eph permalink

    8 Rand,

    That was awesome

    Dumb cunt didnt realize she was being recorded.

  13. 2018 April 26 7:45 am
    bc3b permalink

    JR and Eph –

    With New Jersey’s new governor, who is very far left and pro-illegal alien, New Joosey can become the Kalifornia of the east. Get rid of Kalifornia, Oregon, Washington and the northeast and you’d have a great country.

  14. 2018 April 26 7:49 am

  15. 2018 April 26 8:37 am
    drdog09 permalink


    I’m stealing that…..

  16. 2018 April 26 8:59 am
    JimNorCal permalink

    “I told her that guns made me feel …. uncomfortable.”

  17. 2018 April 26 10:09 am
    bc3b permalink

    Kalifornia wants to push sex “tool kit” on pre-teen students:

  18. 2018 April 26 11:03 am
    bc3b permalink

    British police will monitor and prosecute malicious communications supporting Alfie Evans:

    Hey, JR, TLS and JimNorCal – heve’s a new level of state-imposed tyranny for Kalifornia to aspire to.

  19. 2018 April 26 11:16 am
    drdog09 permalink

    This CongressCritter should have know he was messing with the wrong two mommas — — Course its the same CC that thought Guam would sink….

  20. 2018 April 26 11:34 am
    drdog09 permalink


    Britain is headed for a CW, but this time the Saxons lose.

  21. 2018 April 26 11:45 am
    JimNorCal permalink

    Somebody was saying that in England, a child is legally a ward of the gov’t not of their parents. And the parents, of course, are subjects not citizens. Which is why the Brits insist on killing the child instead of letting him go to Italy (where he is welcomed) and go to hospital there (where they’ve said he would be accepted).

    In other news …
    Christian group AFA announces:
    Yesterday morning, we sent an alert calling on AFA supporters to urge members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration Committee to vote for a bill, S. Res. 355. The bill changes Senate rules on judicial nominations, and it passed out of committee along a party line vote of 10-9.

    The Senate rules change will help block the Democratic obstruction of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees. Democrats have been using an existing Senate rule requiring 30 hours of Senate floor debate on most of President Trump’s nominees. At the current rate of the Democratic obstruction, confirming the president’s nominees will take 9 years!

    The bill will lower the debate time on federal district judges from 30 hours to 2 hours. The bill now proceeds to the Senate floor where 60 votes will be required for passage. This means Republicans will need to pick up 9 Democratic votes.

    Many GOP Senators doubt Democrats will support the rules change and want to use the nuclear option to pass the bill by a simple majority, requiring only 51 votes. The nuclear option is a precedent set by former Senate Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid and more recently used by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell when confirming Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.

    Soon we will be issuing another alert urging you to contact your senators asking them to support the bill when it comes up for a floor vote

  22. 2018 April 26 11:58 am
    drdog09 permalink

    One should be careful of changing the rules for there may come a time when one may wish to avail themselves of those same rules that your opponent uses today.

  23. 2018 April 26 12:02 pm
    drdog09 permalink


    An interesting move would be for the parents to petition the Queen for intercedence in the child’s welfare. The Queen’s move? Banish the child from the country. Cruel sounding till one realizes that highly likely said child won’t make it. Cricket it ain’t but it achieves the goal.

  24. 2018 April 26 1:20 pm

    one may wish to avail themselves of those same rules that your opponent uses today”

    Harry reid has already shown that he wasn’t afraid to use the option when they had the gavel.
    That cat is out of the bag, and even if we honor the old way, if the dims get back in the majority they wouldn’t hesitate to hammer us with another nuke option.

  25. 2018 April 26 1:56 pm
    bc3b permalink

    Talk about Karma – Swedish woman working to keep migrants from being deported is raped by two Afghan migrants.

  26. 2018 April 26 3:01 pm
    justrand permalink

    IP is spot on…as usual. When the Dems re-take the Senate they will nuke EVERYTHING, and the media will declare it “Awesome”. The GOP gains nothing by playing nice now.

  27. 2018 April 26 3:11 pm
    bc3b permalink

    The GOP needs to make Chuck Schumer the face of every Democrat running for the senate and Pelosi the face of every Democrat running for the house.

  28. 2018 April 26 3:24 pm
    fight on permalink

    Watching leaking,lying comey on Brett Bair. God is he a piece shit

  29. 2018 April 26 4:58 pm
    drdog09 permalink

    Broward Sheriff gets a resounding no confidence from his troops.

  30. 2018 April 26 5:20 pm
    bc3b permalink

    drdog09 #30 –

    Only 15% of the deputies voted they had confidence in Scott Israel:

  31. 2018 April 26 8:55 pm
    JimNorCal permalink

    My brother says they got a second union to vote and the 2nd union supported the Hillary copy Scott Israel.

    In other news, we have a photo of SKorea and NKorea leaders together because Trump was elected.
    The self-appointed experts — snobs who know nothing of how the world works — sneered at President Trump throughout this whole process.

    Fareed Zakaria at CNN is a clown without a nose gay. A truly free press would dump every single one of these dummies for incompetence.

  32. 2018 April 27 5:03 am
    drdog09 permalink


    If Trump and Xi don’t receive Nobels then the world is truly a f’d up place. One for Trump not being a Clintonian appeaser and ‘doing a deal’ to convince Xi it was in their interests. Xi for convincing Un that China was tired of keeping the lights on in his sorry little regime.

    Billy Bob must be wandering the halls of their mansion mumbling ‘I could have been a contender….’.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.