Wasting No Time: Senate Panel Ok's Tax Welfare Benefits For Newly legal ImmigrantsSubmitted by emalvini on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 10:17
Wasting No Time: Senate Panel Ok's Tax Welfare Benefits For Newly legal Immigrants
By Stephen Dinan
The Washington Times
Monday, May 20, 2013
Committee voted Monday to allow illegal immigrants who get legal status to begin collecting tax-welfare payments, as the panel spent a fourth day working through amendments to the massive immigration bill and party-line splits began to emerge.
In one major change, the committee voted 17-1 to make a third drunken-driving conviction a deportable offense for the newly legalized immigrants if at least one of those offenses occurs after they are approved for legal status.