The Epoch Times: US Sanctuary States Handing Out Millions in Unemployment Benefits to Illegal Aliens

IRLI In The News

October 31, 2022

By Naveen Athrappully

An investigation conducted by the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) has found that sanctuary states in the United States are dishing out millions of dollars’ worth of taxpayer money to illegal immigrants.

Illegal aliens are ineligible for federal unemployment benefits, with the Federal Unemployment Tax Act requiring states to take precautions to prohibit such people from filing these claims. However, the three sanctuary jurisdictions of the District of Columbia, Colorado, and New York have handed out a combined $2.715 billion in unemployment benefits to illegal aliens, the Oct. 25 investigation report reveals.

Read the full story at The Epoch Times.

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