The path of many immigrants – both recent and long-term – follows a darker Dickensian line, with its sharpest edges softened by the ministrations of our modern-day welfare state.
The fact that the American welfare system is already overburdened is key argument for enforcing the public charge.
In recent decades our government has treated aliens and U.S. citizens as equals.
The White House is in the final stages of creating a proposal to clarify what constitutes at “public charge” when considering applications for U.S. citizenship.
GAO find that DHS is not following up on fraud reports.