Fun Fact: Undocumented Immigrants Aren’t Eligible For Federal Welfare

Fun facts about food stamps

Despite claims from conservative Americans, illegal immigrants do not get welfare benefits in the United States. Legal immigrants have a five-year waiting period before even they can get any kind of welfare. Children of immigrants born in the United States can get welfare like SNAP (food stamps) and Medicaid because they are U.S. citizens via the 14th amendment.

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