We’ve all heard the claims that it’s difficult for people to remain illegally in the US and we need to be ‘compassionate’. Well, it looks like the Progressive American ‘compassion’ is drawing illegal immigrants to the US, and they’re getting a pretty sweet deal!
Step 1: Apply for asylum
Step 2: Reap the benefits!
The number of illegals seeking asylum to gain easy access to the United States has jumped 900 percent in less than 10 years, greatly expanding the Immigration population receiving Social Security, school loans, green cards, welfare and other taxpayer funded services, according to figures from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
While about 8,000 mostly Latin Americans in 2009 sought asylum, the number is expected to reach 80,000 or more this year, according to a projection from the Center for Immigration Studies…
…The surge was sparked by a freeing up by President Obama of the restrictions to those requesting asylum. Now they are let into the United States while they pursue their asylum request.
The author of the report, Jessica M. Vaughan, the Center’s director of policy studies, said many of those arriving at the border to claim asylum are trafficked through Mexico by gangs charging fees to get their clients into the U.S.
What’s more, typically many are granted a temporary OK, then find their way to U.S. cities. A House panel found that some 90 percent are granted asylum, though only 30 percent of the requests were “fraud free,” said the CIS analysis.
New in the latest numbers, she said, was a rise in immigrants from India seeking asylum. They too arrived via gang trafficking.
Read more: Washington Examiner
Check out the graphs from the Center for Immigration Studies:
If YOU could escape your crappy hell-hole of a country and move to the US where you would be showered with benefits from the government and have advocacy groups wanting to give you MORE, would you leave?
Why wouldn’t you!
America needs to close the loopholes in the system and make sure people seeking asylum claims are legitimate.