05:41
+17 C°
Traffic jam:   0
$
71.6797
87.3274

Biden plans to increase the number of refugees by another 110,000 a year

7 February 2021
2459
2 min.
3
Biden plans to increase the number of refugees by another 110,000 a year

Free help from the government

President Joe Biden has signed an executive order that seeks to overhaul legal immigration to the US that is dependent on social security.

Biden's order repeals tough measures on legal immigration dependent on Social Security. The measures were intended to protect US taxpayers from being forced to pay the bill for federal benefits provided to foreign nationals seeking green cards.

In May 2019, President Trump signed an executive order enacting laws that placed all financial responsibility on the family member or business sponsor of a foreign national seeking a green card if they had previously used Social Security programs. The order relieved the state, or more specifically taxpayers, of the need to cover the costs of immigrants.

The rule introduced by Trump last year made it less likely that foreign nationals would receive green cards for permanent residence in the US if they had previously received Social Security benefits, including any income support cash benefits, supplemental insurance income, temporary assistance for needy families and food stamps.

When Trump first released the government's levy rule in 2019, polls showed the policy was hugely popular with Americans. About 6 in 10 Americans said they supported ending legal immigration that depended on Social Security, including 56 percent of Latinos and 71 percent of black Americans.

For years, big business lobbies have condemned the state duty rule because they have said they need legal immigrants dependent on welfare to grow the economy, increase the number of consumers and provide a low-wage workforce in the US.

Biden's attempt to repeal the state duty rule would result in a billion dollar tax increase for US taxpayers.

In 2017, the National Academy of Sciences noted that state taxpayers are billed about $1,600 per immigrant annually to pay for their welfare, and found that immigrant households consume 33 per cent more cash benefits than US citizen households.

Persons2 and Companies1 in the news

46th President of the United States
1 place
45th President of the United States
2 place
Section:

Discussion

Rating companies
Tesla
66 Mention
Apple
65 Mention
Nasdaq
61 Mention
Amazon
54 Mention
Dow Jones
49 Mention
Facebook
49 Mention
Microsoft
35 Mention

NEW YORK NEWS

News from GlobalNY.biz is the freshest and most relevant information about high-profile events in the region. The task of the resource's news feed is to convey to readers with maximum accuracy and objectivity information about important events in business, politics, economy, healthcare, culture and other spheres of life in New York.
GlobalNY.biz news is a coverage of economic processes taking place in New York, the latest news of public life, incidents and an overview of political events. New York news is information about the activities of small and medium-sized businesses, the work of housing and communal services and utilities, the implementation of significant projects.
The site's journalists describe not only the life of the region, but also talk about the current state of the US economy. Everything you need to know about innovations in the field of industry and agriculture, economy and power is collected in the "News" section at GlobalNY.biz.
New York news quickly informs the reader, shows the real picture and opens up hot topics. Communication with government structures and business enables us to provide our readers with reliable, information-rich material. The main page of the portal contains the key news of New York!
Alena Potapova

Development Director