USDA to Mexico: Illegal Immigrants Can Have Food Stamps

Joel Gehrke, Washington Examiner, April 25, 2013

With food stamp spending in the United States skyrocketing since the beginning of the recession, the Department of Agriculture is paying to promote food stamp usage to illegal immigrants for the sake of their American children, according to documents obtained by a government watchdog.

“The promotion of the food stamp program, now known as “SNAP” (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), includes a Spanish-language flyer provided to the Mexican Embassy by the USDA with a statement advising Mexicans in the U.S. that they do not need to declare their immigration status in order to receive financial assistance,” Judicial Watch announced today.  “Emphasized in bold and underlined, the statement reads, ‘You need not divulge information regarding your immigration status in seeking this benefit for your children.’”

{snip} “[The USDA Food and Nutrition Service] understands that mixed status households may be particularly vulnerable,” FNS’ Yibo Wood wrote to Mexican embassy officials in a January 2012 email. “Many of these households contain a non-citizen parent and a citizen child.”


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  • Dr. X

    This is absolutely SICK. Our nation has been hijacked by global elites who actively side with foreigners against Americans. Global communism and socialism isn’t coming, people — it’s HERE ALREADY.

    Exactly what is this if not international socialism???

    • Manaphy

      Leftism needs borders like a fish needs a bicycle.

      • I’vē maḋē $64,000 sō far ṫhis yēar wōrking ōnlinē anḋ I’m a full ṫimē sṫuḋēnṫ. Im using an ōnline ḃusinēss ōppōrṫuniṫy I hēarḋ aḃōuṫ anḋ I‘vē maḋē such grēaṫ mōnēy. Iṫ’s rēally usēr friēnḋly anḋ I‘m jusṫ sō happy ṫhaṫ I fōunḋ ōuṫ aḃōuṫ iṫ. Hērēs whaṫ I ḋō, …

        • a multiracial indivdual

          It’s a shame you have to be deleted pretty lady….

      • shattered2013

        Apparently they don’t believe they need the U.S. Constitution or Bill of Rights either judging by some of the writers at the uber-liberal New York Times.

    • potato78

      It is not “global elites”. It is Their relatives and Friends in US government and Congress for Voting Surport.

    • The__Bobster

      I know John Derbyshire has already blogged on the Economic Policy Institute’s devastating report Guestworkers in the high-skill U.S. labor market. But the sculptor’s eye displayed by the EPI’s Ross Eisenbrey in his brief blog on their website noting the report deserves saluting: Gang of 8 bill could give nearly half of new IT jobs requiring a college degree to guestworkers April 25, 2013

      S. 744, the comprehensive immigration bill introduced by the Senate “Gang of Eight,” dramatically increases the number of skilled guestworker visas available to employers in information technology (IT) and other sectors…. if S.744 is enacted and the maximum number of H-1B workers were allowed to enter and work in the United States, nearly 220,000 new job openings in IT would be filled by guestworkers—almost half the annual total as of 2011.

      This will cut down the opportunities and equally significantly drive down the wages offered to new American graduates – terribly laden as most of them are by vicious student loans which in a throwback to medieval practices are not expungeable in bankruptcy.

      I can only repeat what I said in Gang Of 8 Wants Unlimited Immigration Of Graduate Professionals!

      Everyone knows underemployed or unemployed recent graduates. The vicious selfishness of the perpetrators of this measure at the expense of their own countrymen is absolutely breathtaking.

      No wonder Tech Billionaires are paying for this Bill

      • dora

        On the one hand, America as an Imperial power should be creaming the most intelligent out of India, China, etc. Get enough smart people in one location, and new products will be born, with jobs and opportunities for all. World dominance will continue. And that has been the story of Silicon Valley–more than we would like to admit, it has been enabled by a raft of very smart South Asians ( ).

        On the other hand, we have our own kids in this game. They major in computer science and go off looking for a job. But their potential employers are busily importing folks willing to work for half the US middle class wage. Not fair! we say.

        So Barak-buddies, what’s the appropriate policy response?

      • Erasmus

        If Bill Gates and Zuckerpod want cheap programmers, let them move to Hydrabad or Bangalore. I’m sure they could find nice places to live with all their scratch.

    • Erasmus

      And the ssaholes in Washington wonder why the wetbacks are streaming across the border? Gimme a friggin’ break!

      When I look at what’s happening and I see the chairmoisteners in Washington doing nothing, I want my friggin’ 2nd amendment rights more than ever. Schumer, Obongo, Rubio and McCain don’t give a rip about me, my community and my family. I have to take care of myself and them.

    • shattered2013

      Get this. In CA, a bill recently passed the Democrat controlled legislature to let illegal aliens sit on U.S. juries and render verdicts upon U.S. citizens.

  • a multiracial individual

    Where do liberals think money comes from?

    • Eagle_Eyed

      The rich white man. This is exactly why they’re for illegal alien welfare.

    • Nathanwartooth

      The printing press.

      Which creates massive inflation but that mostly just hurts Whites. Since Blacks are mostly either in Government jobs or on welfare, their income goes up with inflation.

    • NYB

      $85 billion a month is being printed by the fed and shoveled into the system.

      This is hyper-inflation, cleverly disguised. It punishes the citizen saver and rewards the market speculator.

      • RisingReich

        It also silently punishes all of us who still ‘earn’ by ‘working’ everyday.
        All of our earning power is diminished everyday Bernake hits a button – which has been awfully frequent as of late.

      • MBlanc46

        “This is hyper-inflation, cleverly disguised. It punishes the citizen saver and rewards the market speculator.”

        That’s not surprising in an economy dominated by market speculators.

    • GeneticsareDestiny

      The government. And non-white liberals rarely have any idea where the government gets that money. They tend to think of the government as a massive, bottomless piggy bank that they can get more and more from, as long as they vote for it.

      The idea that the taxpayers paid that money in never crosses their minds.

    • Jefferson

      Print machines.

  • dd121

    Doesn’t sound like the Dems have any long-term plans to send them back.

    • The__Bobster

      Hell, they intend to import tens of millions more.

      • Manaphy

        So do McCain and Rubio

        • Erasmus

          And has anyone still not figured out why the want an unarmed citizenry?

  • concernedcollegekid

    Okay, what if every country in the world did this? What if every country declared that every random visitor from wherever who managed to pop out a baby on local soil could get free taxpayer-provided food for that baby?

    Then everyone would move to foreign countries, have babies, and stop working, because to do so would be in the best interests of their families. And the whole world would cease functioning and go bankrupt.

    Categorical imperatives, people. Did these people ever go to college and read Kant? If something that you think sounds like a good idea becomes a nonsensical idea when you require it of everyone, it may not actually be such a good idea…

    • Andy

      They probably went to college and read Amiri Baraka.

    • Stentorian_Commentator

      Good point, but as someone else once pointed out, with the left and the minorities there is no double standard, just a single standard of “Screw you, whitey!”

    • Dr. X

      They went to college and read Marx…

    • GeneticsareDestiny

      They probably read Peggy McIntosh’s “White Privilege” essay. Every “anti-racist” has read it. I even had to read it in high school.

    • edie

      no other country could ever be as stupid as the u.s.

      it’s suicide and responsible peoples don’t go that route

      • Ella

        I think France (Paris), Austria (Vienna), Belgium, England (London) and Holland have similar predominantly non-White birth rate as the USA, around 48-52% split of White and non-White newborns. You see similar deterioration of White culture from the former Colonialist empires. I still think the former White (British) colonies will continue to decline as we lose power/wealth to the East who do NOT practice multicultural suicide. Secondly, the West needs their slave labour to compete against China and India as the few get even richer.

  • bigone4u

    The American government’s hostility to the rule of law and to the responsible taxpaying American citizen is, or should be, an impeachable offense. The only free food illegals should be receiving is that served in a holding cell until they can be deported: a jailhouse chef’s creation known as a baloney sandwich on white and a small carton of milk.

    • The__Bobster

      Sheriff Joe knows how to treat the invaders. No country club. Just a tent, bologna sandwiches and pink undies.

    • schrodie

      Skip the milk, just like the Dallas County Jail (Lew Sterrett). I don’t know of any jail in the Dallas area that actually serves milk. At Lew Sterrett you get water out of the faucet on the back of the toilet, and maybe a packet of fake koolaid, sugar free of course. That’s all thet the illegals should get, too.

      • bigone4u

        In San Antonio the inmates get milk, but as corrupt as this place is, it’s probably because some Hispanic owns the milk franchise.

    • tickyul

      The system is broken….do you expect the crooks to impeach themselves????

  • The__Bobster

    When does the impeachment vote take place?

    • Bill

      Never. You need 2/3 of Senators to convict of impeachment. They know that. It’s why they are so bold.

  • sbuffalonative


    Immigration bill grants amnesty to employers of illegals; no prosecution for bogus IDs

  • Puggg

    Let’s just get over with it: Put the whole world on American food stamps and welfare.

    After all, why discriminate against future illegal aliens who don’t have the ability or desire to come here?

    • Agreed, let’s just get it over with. Let’s blow out the federal government right now and destroy any chance of any of us having a future ASAP.

      You need to prove worth or value to get into nearly every country on this planet, in the US we give you others’ woth and value to come here.

      • tickyul

        I just laugh now….this insane country deserves to crumble.
        And as a cherry on top of the whole **** sundae, looks like we may be going to yet another mess in the Middle East.

  • Luca

    “Society in every state is a blessing, but Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one: for when we suffer, or are exposed to the same miseries BY A GOVERNMENT, which we might expect in a country WITHOUT GOVERNMENT, our calamity is heightened by reflecting that we furnish the means by which we suffer.” ‘- THOMAS PAINE

    Seems like it’s time once again to dissolve some political bands.

  • JohnEngelman

    What part of the word “illegal” don’t they understand?

    • The__Bobster

      All of it. However, I thought you lefties banned the use of the word.

  • Come on, democrats! You have the golden chance to do everything you want to! There is no republican opposition. Don’t worry about those white conservatives. Too many of them are so stupid, they will keep on voting for the Republican Party of John McCain, Bob Dole, and Mitt Romney. Al Sharpton could run as a republican, and most registered republicans will still vote for him.
    White man, you have no political party, and your zit faced son is a democrat.

  • Bill

    From the Liberal standpoint, it makes sense. The more people you can get beholden to the federal government for handouts, the more likely you will have a country composed of elites with serfs or unwilling slaves as the majority, and the less likely you will have to fear the next election. And frankly, the Republicans are as much to blame, and as treasonous as the Dems. Factor in all the corrupt judges appointed over the years, there will be left only ONE solution to end this nightmare. That is the ONLY thing they fear.

  • APaige

    Why be a citizen of a nation that allows non-citizens the same rights, but not the same responsibiliies? I no longer consider my self an American, I am a member of the white nation.

    • Dr. X

      Exactly. How can you be an “American” when America lets foreigners in to give them welfare? How can you be an “American” when the President himself has two relatives from Africa who are illegal aliens, and his Aunt Onyango (her real name) is an illegal alien on welfare an disability? Time for a new nation, my friends.

  • I guess now illegals can get food stamps for their anchor babies. And guess what? We still do not have a budget? Where do these Mexicans think that the money for food stamps and other government programs come from? Grown on trees?

    • IstvanIN

      Anchor babies already get FS.

      • GeneticsareDestiny

        Yes, anchor babies have been getting food stamps for a long time. They’re eligible for every welfare program, including EBT food stamps, WIC, TANF, Section 8, and Medicaid.

        • IstvanIN

          That is why it is a big lie when the politicians say the illegals don’t get benefits, they do, it is just that they get them for the children! Makes me puke.

    • Puggg
    • The__Bobster

      As long as we have printing presses, we’ll have money………until other nations realize that it’s worthless. Then it’s SHTF time.

      • SHTF may look like a biblical exodus, starting with the illegal immigrants who came here only for handouts. Next will be legal immigrants, and finally, wealthier, ecuated American natives. It’s going to be scary for those who stay behind with the zombies.

      • edie

        getting closer, getting closer………all the time, getting closer

    • dukem1

      Mexicans can think?

    • RisingReich

      Colorado just yesterday passed a bill granting in-state tuition rates to illegal invaders and the Gov. darn near held a party in Denver!

      There are two types of people left in this ‘land area’ – it’s not a country anymore…
      1)Those on the take…
      2)Everyone else (read White working natural born citizens).

      Obviously there are some people whom overlap – but you get the idea.

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        That’s OLD news for us Californians! Not only do illegal immigrants get instate tuition, they’re now eligible for taxpayer-funded Cal Grants to cover tuition.

        Want to see what your state is going to look like in 25 years? Come to California.


      • edie

        yes, I get the idea

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      They think their freebies come from the government — and that it’s not enough because “us rich White people” aren’t paying our fair share!! They are poor because WE unfairly took all the money they deserve; IWO, we got rich “off their backs.”

      So for them, obama is right: the government must redistribute MORE — MORE free phones, MORE and better housing in YOUR neighborhood, MORE and better TV, cable, cars, gasoline, food, etc.

      It’s social justice, don’t you know.

      Remember “Peggy the Moocher?” She perfectly exemplifies the attitude of government parasites everywhere:

      I won’t have to worry about putting gas in my car. I won’t have to worry about paying my mortgage. You know. If I help [Obama], he’s gonna help me.

      Just wait until the EBT cards stop working!! Peggy and her fellow moochers will go after those who haven’t “paid their fair share” — anyone with anything they don’t have. Add tens of millions of Mexicans too if amnesty goes through.


    • Ella

      They don’t care since the services are there. They see you as “wealthier than they are” and it should not matter to the tax-payer who’s writing the unlimited checks.

    • edie

      why should they care, after our country goes down the toilet, the invaders
      can simply go back to their own toilet……. fat and happy

  • 56fairlane

    It’s more than obvious where society and our country are headed. Our government (both parties) doesn’t give a damn about us. They are more interested in getting re-elected, and being friendly with the media. The best course of action, as I see it, is to prepare for the day when our economy, and our government collapse, and that day IS coming. The current establishment is pushing more and more of us in a direction, in a political sense, that we would not have dreamed of even twenty years ago. History is repeating itself. America will become what Europe was in the twenties and thirties.

  • Please let’s make the word “infiltrators” go viral. This is what this is–infiltration preparatory to annihilation of us “gringos.”

    • GeneticsareDestiny

      It’s more of an invasion, in my opinion. Infiltration implies they’re doing it secretly, which they’re most assuredly not. They flaunt their illegal status to taunt whitey.

      One of the more well known invaders is Jose Antonio Vargas. He works for the New York Times, and wrote an entire article about being illegal. He still has not been deported.

    • edie

      once they can out vote us, they will show us the meaning of the word, merciless!

  • George White

    This is just so WRONG…

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Food Stamps: The latest civil right!!”

    Well, now we need Rubio’s immigration bill so all these illegal immigrants can come out of the shadows, get good jobs and pay taxes.

    This isn’t anything new:

    Both the Spanish-language ad campaign and the U.S.-Mexico partnership were
    launched under the George W. Bush administration. The partnership dates back to 2004 — it was signed between then-Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman and Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary at the time. The USDA says on its website that it is meant to ‘educate
    eligible Mexican nationals living in the United States about available nutrition assistance.’ To do that, Mexico distributes materials through its embassy and 50 consular offices


    Welcome to the NWO!! This is Cloward-Piven, used to destroy America, specifically White America. Looks like it’s working…


  • John R

    “Many of these households contain a non-citizen parent and a citizen child.”
    And that is part of the problem: The US must end birthright citizenship in this country. Our immigration laws should be like the ones in Mexico, where they don’t allow birthright citizenship. (See, I agree with the multiculturalists! We CAN learn something from Third World countries after all.)

  • Greg Thomas

    Two illegal invaders CANNOT produce an American citizen!

    • Ella

      I looked at Wiki for fast reference and found the undecided statement. “The Supreme Court (SC) has never explicitly ruled on whether children born in
      the United States to illegal immigrant parents are entitled to
      birthright citizenship via the 14th Amendment,[6] although it has generally been assumed that they are.”

      I agree with John R. fully.

      EU and Mexico do NOT allow birth right citizenship. If you want to follow the undecided (SC), then at least, US born illegals should by law have a choice to be US citizens by 21 of age and forfeit parent’s country citizenship OR they can return home with origin family if they fail to file identity papers by 21. They also cannot qualify for any welfare benefits or student loans. Is this so d…… hard for our govt to abide?

      • Greg Thomas

        To reach the conclusion that anchor babies should be entitled to birth right citizenship would require a huge dismissal of the rational behind the 14th Amendment, as well as and a complete disregard of logic. The founders specifically excluded the children born to foreign diplomats from receiving citizenship. This despite the fact that such foreign diplomats would have been residing legally in this country at the time of such child’s birth.

        Thus,it defies logic that the founders would have excluded children born to foreign diplomats, but yet intended to bestow U.S. citizenship to the spawn of two illegal invaders; who violated not only our immigration laws, but this
        nation’s sovereignty as well. To reach such a conclusion requires a perversion of the very language contained therein the 14th Amendment.

        There is not a court in this land that could convince me the founders had such an intent.

  • thoughtcrime

    And the destruction of white America continues. I consider snap to simply be another name for enemy combatant rations because that is what food assist really is; they are just feeding the enemies of our people as they simultaneously turned a blind eye to the demographic warfare that they are currently waiting against us.

  • AmericanPatriot

    Folks this crap started under Bush and would be going on today if Romney had been selected as 2013 -2017 Prez instead of the kenyan. Repugs or dems does not matter. BOTH are the blood enemies of White folks.

    • yup, and whites are starting to wise up. Thing to do is vote dem and use our voting power to force the dems to nominate someone who is at least not anti-white and also anti-immigration

  • Alexandra

    Why don’t we just have Border Patrol agents handing out free cash as los ilegales invade our country?

  • Ella

    This country is very divided thanks to the US Govt. who continues to divide this nation through their welfare policy. We used to have pride here and trusted our communities around us. I laugh when they say “sponsorship” -you mean the tax-payer who was NOT sponsored when their White ancestors arrived and maintained 3 jobs to survive. Today, that is considered too harsh among many non-Whites.

  • Greg Thomas

    America is mexico’s welfare system.

    • oppressed

      If only we bitched at our legislators the way we commiserate with each other. People that work don’t have a lot of spare time to get involved in govt. We need a web page that allows us to quickly contact all of our elected representatives and voice our concern. And not just a form letter sent through a common mail server. Several easily customized form letters…bah, I give up…