On Friday’s “CNN News Central,” Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-TX) argued that U.S. asylum laws aren’t the problem and we should give work permits to people who come to the U.S. for economic reasons because “We need more tax income anyway.”
Co-host John Berman asked, “What changes, if any, would you be willing to make to asylum laws to relieve some of the pressure here?”
Crockett responded, “So, I don’t think that that’s the problem. So, for me, that’s not the fix. It’s one of those things that Republicans like to put out things and make it seem as if this is going to fix the problem, for people that have never been involved in this, as someone who comes from the state of Texas, who was serving in the Texas House when Operation Lone Star began, I understand what doesn’t look like a fix. But I also understand what makes people feel better, and Republicans simply want to campaign on fixing immigration when they know that it’s not an actual fix. They don’t want to provide the resources that are necessary. We need to make sure that we have the courts that are fully staffed. We need to make sure that these persons that are coming over seeking jobs have the ability to actually work so that they’re not a burden, but instead, they’re doing exactly what they want to do, which is working and supporting themselves and adding to our tax resources. We need more tax income anyway. So, we absolutely can work through this, but Congress has to be willing to fully fund everything around immigration.”
remember the tax credit scams migrants were using years ago where they claim 15 dependents live at an address and they get 30 k of tax credit and pay no taxes… tell me again.
proof this wont work.
see the fraud below
almost 2 million dollars from just 2 people
tell me again REP CROCKETT
Investigators: Child tax credit allows fraudsters a chance to cheat
Federal investigators uncovered more than 1,000 tax returns linked to eight addresses in North Carolina last May, with refunds worth more than $5 million. Investigators say it’s part of a tax fraud scheme among suspected illegal immigrants that the Internal Revenue Service was warned about more than a decade ago but has done little to fix.
For taxpayers, the child tax credit offers welcome relief to families, but in a system where those children are rarely verified, the credit also allows the chance to cheat.
Federal investigators say an apartment complex in Charlotte played a major role in a $5 million tax fraud scheme. Two women, Candida Mayo Figueroa and Cathy Lee Cisneros, were arrested and charged with coordinating hundreds of bogus tax returns with fake names that flooded into a handful of mailboxes.
The IRS was tipped off after the U.S. Postal Service noticed a flood of “suspicious mailings from the U.S. Treasury Department appearing to contain Treasury checks” hitting the same mailboxes, according to court records.
Investigators tied at least 17 tax returns, totaling more than $62,000 in refunds, to a Charlotte apartment Figueroa leased. At another apartment nearby, investigators discovered 153 returns valued at $713,000 in refunds. Another address in the same apartment complex had 236 returns worth $1.1 million in refunds.
Investigators say the clustered addresses and a bank of mailboxes made for easy access to those refunds. An apartment complex manager told investigators Figueroa was seen taking mail from all three apartment mailboxes.
Down the road at another apartment complex, the tax scheme got bigger, according to investigators, who traced 398 returns to two apartments, totaling more than $1.9 million in additional child tax credits with no guarantee that the children existed or lived in the U.S.
h/t Coastie Patriot