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Survey: Immigrants More Open to Public Assistance Than U.S.-Born Citizens

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Foreign-born also more positive about the economy than those born in U.S.

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Data Finds Participation in Gov’t Programs Increased, Participation in Labor Market Declined

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

More Americans in poverty, dependent on government

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Report: Welfare State Increases Income Inequality

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Government also has negative impact on savings and investment

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Report: Majority of Illegal Immigrant Households On Welfare

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

In 2012, 62 percent got benefits, while 49 percent of legal households also on public assistance

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More Than a Quarter-Million Refugees Are on Food Stamps

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

74.2 percent of refugees received food stamps in 2013

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Sessions: HHS Currently Has No Authority to Prevent Welfare Withdrawals at Marijuana Dispensaries

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Current law allows welfare recipients to redeem benefits at marijuana dispensaries

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Paul Ryan Proposes Major Reforms to Safety Net Programs

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Reforms would give states more authority in assigning funds

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Unemployed Man Who ‘Wore Lots of Jewelry’ Busted for Disability Fraud

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Received $221,000 in unlawful disability, Medicaid, and food stamp benefits

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New Study: Unemployment Benefits Weaken Economy

Friday, January 24th, 2014

Research supports conservative case against unemployment benefit extensions