Illegal Aliens in L.A. On Pace To Receive $650M In Welfare Benefits...Submitted by emalvini on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 09:44
Illegal Aliens in L.A. On Pace To Receive $650M In Welfare Benefits...
September 16, 2013 2:50 PM
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A projected $650 million in welfare benefits will be distributed to illegal alien parents in 2013, county officials said Monday.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced the latest figures from the Department of Public Social Services, which showed more than $376 million in CalWORKs benefits and food stamps combined have been distributed through July to illegal alien parents for their native-born children.
Approximately $54 million in welfare payments are issued each month, consisting of nearly $20 million in CalWORKs and $34 million in food stamp issuances, according to the data.