Social Security Admin. Expects Beneficiaries of Obama’s Amnesty Will Be Covered Starting Later This Year

Ryan Lovelace, National Review, March 9, 2015

Illegal immigrants who take advantage of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration will soon collect another benefit: Social Security.

Starting in 2017, the Social Security Administration expects that thousands of undocumented immigrants will begin collecting from the Old-Age, Survivor’s, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program as a direct result of the president’s actions. In a letter to Republican senator Ron Johnson, chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, the SSA’s chief actuary Stephen Goss indicated that an additional 16,000 people will begin collecting OASDI benefits come 2017, and that the number of beneficiaries would continue to increase for 40 years thereafter, topping out at 695,000 people. Goss’s projection may underestimate the number of potential beneficiaries, however, as it assumes that 50,000 fewer illegal immigrants will enter the country each year starting in 2016.

What’s more, the SSA is proceeding as if nothing has changed in the wake of a federal judge’s injunction against Obama’s November 2014 executive actions. Goss tells NRO that he expects 58,000 new workers will be covered under the OASDI program later this year, although they will not be eligible to collect benefits immediately.

“Based on the best advice and counsel we have gotten, we’re working on the assumption that these [executive actions] will persist,” Goss says. “Most indications we seem to get are that it’s likely that this will get back on track, with some delay.”

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  • Hammerheart

    I wonder what my accountant is going to do when I tell him I have 15 million new dependents this tax season?

  • JackKrak

    Sorry, grandma, you’ve got to work a few more years and find a way to make ends meet until

    you reach 62 because Mr. Patel, Mr. Chan and Mr. Rodriguez are all bringing their parents over to enrich you.

  • Reynardine

    Oh don’t worry, they’ve already paid in, it’s right here on this… wait I know the document is here…

    Oh, right, they’re “undocumented.”

  • Alexandra1973

    If they cut my son’s benefits because of this I’ll be pretty annoyed (and that’s putting it mildly). He’s on the autism spectrum; he went through a battery of tests to determine eligibility. And he’s an American citizen.

    • IstvanIN

      He’s privileged.

  • evilsandmich

    Hmm, OASDI is nearly broke as it is, so this should make things…interesting should it come about (which I doubt at the moment for this reason if nothing else).

  • superlloyd

    These traitors should be jailed and their assets impounded to cover all the tax payer funded freebies they gift or have gifted to criminal aliens.

  • Deacon Blue

    I did my taxes today and found out I need to stroke Uncle Monkey & The Chimps
    a fairly large check come April 15th. I wonder how many illegal Guatamicans my money
    is going to be redistributed to? You know, being an evil White male 1%’er who didn’t
    “build that” I should feel blessed to allow are government to steal…er…”redistribute”
    the money that fell from the sky into my lap, correct? Next year I am going to do my
    taxes under the name “Dirty Sanchez” and file the return in pidgin Spanish? Bet me
    I get a large EIT credit check back no matter what the tax return reads?

  • libertarian1234

    “Social Security Admin. Expects Beneficiaries of Obama’s Amnesty Will Be Covered Starting Later This Year”

    Whether the courts allow executive amnesty or not doesn’t really matter. This black dork will continue with amnesty as planned one way or another.

    His actions of course are unconstitutional and therefore illegal, but the white weenies in the judiciary far out number honest judges, so probably they’ll acquiesce to Obama, just as the fool Roberts did who lyingly called the mandatory fine penalty of Obamacare a tax instead of a fine.

    This country no longer has representative government. The people voted against homosexual marriage, but it is forced on them any way. They don’t want Obamacare, but it too is forced on them. On and on and on, one thing after another, this community organizer is invoking government mandates and thumbing his nose at people who oppose his edicts, even though he was elected to do the will of the people.

    And look at Boehner and McConnell. The people voted them in, because they PROMISED to put a stop to these government edicts, especially amnesty for illegals, but they do as they like.

    We do not have representative government. Secession is the only way out of this.

  • Sick of it

    Why do we have to pay for this again?

  • Raymond Kidwell

    They could write into the law that a person who receives amnesty will be unable to qualify for social security for 10 years or something like that. They could also charge hefty fees to get citizenship and use the money to fund these programs and incarcerate, then deport those who don’t have the money, while confiscating any assets they have since they were acquired via crime (illegal immigration).