Illegal aliens are demanding they too receive $1,200 in federal checks from the government as part of a Chinese coronavirus crisis relief package.
Open borders organizations like the George Soros-funded United We Dream, the National Immigrant Justice Center, and the National Immigration Law Center — all of which represent the roughly 11 to 22 million illegal aliens living in the United States — are pleading with the federal government to cut federal checks to illegal aliens who have Individual Tax Identification Number (ITINs).
Currently, Trump’s coronavirus relief package includes $1,200 federal checks for American citizens with Social Security Numbers (SSN) or those considered “resident aliens,” like permanent lawful residents in the U.S. on green cards.
Illegal aliens, therefore, are excluded from receiving the federal checks, a provision that has outraged the open borders lobby.
“Everyone, regardless of immigration status, must have access to testing, medical care & financial relief. Congress must ensure that all Americans can focus on keeping their families & communities safe & healthy,” officials with the National Immigrant Justice Center posted online.
Everyone, regardless of immigration status, must have access to testing, medical care & financial relief. Congress must ensure that all Americans can focus on keeping their families & communities safe & healthy. #stimulusbill
— National Immigrant Justice Center (@NIJC) March 27, 2020
Now, more than ever, our health & well-being are interconnected. Immigrants are working overtime to put food on our tables, bolster our health care sector, & care for our loved ones.
Any #COVID19 economic stimulus that excludes #immigrants puts us ALL at risk.1/ pic.twitter.com/HJcQyBpWpZ
— Marielena Hincapié (@MarielenaNILC) March 23, 2020
Illegal alien advocates with United We Dream said the federal checks should go to all residents regardless if they are here illegally or not:
LET'S BE CLEAR:
The Corona stimulus package fails immigrant communities. It fails to include ALL people when it comes to financial and health care access. Regardless of status, we are all trying to get through the pandemic.
— United We Dream (@UNITEDWEDREAM) March 27, 2020
Protect the vulnerable, not the wealthy – not corporations.
An immigration status and a 9 digit number (SSN) should not be used to determine who is worthy of aid.
As we face #COVID2019 we must prioritize the most vulnerable – including our undocumented community#stimulusbill
— Josue De Luna Navarro (@Josue_DeLuna) March 27, 2020
Illegal alien advocates are asking the public to urge lawmakers to provide federal checks to illegal aliens in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.
“All people, regardless of immigration status, must be included in the stimulus,” a petition reads. “Cash payments must go to all taxpayers, including immigrants who pay using an ITIN … coronavirus testing and care must be free and accessible to all: Amend Emergency Medicaid to cover Covid-19 costs, so patients get care regardless of immigration status.”
The petition also asks lawmakers to overturn President Trump’s “Public Charge” rule that ensures American taxpayers are not paying to permanently resettle legal immigrants who have been found to rely on public welfare and federal aid.
Today, there are anywhere from 7.8 to 8.1 million illegal aliens working illegally in the U.S. economy — primarily holding jobs that would have otherwise gone to working-class Americans.
John Binder is a reporter for Breitbart News. Follow him on Twitter at @JxhnBinder.
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