immigrants in this country are a net increase to the economy.
Immigration briefly seized the podium at the Florida Democratic debate, with both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton…www.thenation.com
Most of the people in this country who get food assistance are Americans. They are not immigrants of any kind. Most of the people getting food assistance are children, elderly and veterans. Hunger in America is not going to be addressed by building a wall.
Immigrants are not some magic cure all. Scapegoating them instead of actually dealing with the causes of hunger is not a winning prescription. Cutting Food assistance isn’t a good plan either.
United States hunger and poverty statistics, causes of hunger and poverty, and principal programs to reduce hunger and…www.worldhunger.org
Systemic poverty is a problem. The unequal distribution of resources in our country is a problem. The way we handle social problems through incarceration and consequences is a problem.
Cutting off one of the crucial programs that provide food for people to build a wall isn’t going to help anyone…except the contractors who will undoubtedly hire illegal immigrants to build it.