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IRS confirms illegal aliens will receive benefits and back tax refunds under illegal amnesty


Elizabeth Price FoleyTerrific–so the President can take executive action that not only transforms individuals whom our law classifies as “deportable” into “not deportable,” he can simultaneously confer upon them multiple benefits, including work permits and now, tax refunds, which will be funded by law-abiding individuals who are present in the country legally.

The conferral of benefits–now even more significant than previously believed–is a key indicator that President Obama’s executive actions on illegal immigration are not, in fact, mere “prosecutorial discretion,” as he asserts. Prosecutorial discretion allows the executive branch to prioritize enforcement given the reality of limited resources; it does not grant the executive branch authority to go further and grant benefits to lawbreakers.

And Koskinen minimized the issue before, but had to come back to Congress to correct himself:

Elizabeth Price FoleySen. Chuck Grassley, who had pressed Mr. Koskinen over the issue, released written responses Wednesday in which the commissioner admitted he’d botched the question earlier and, in fact, illegal immigrants granted the amnesty will now be able to claim refunds on tax returns they never even filed, thanks to the Earned Income Tax Credit.

And yet Congress isn't willing to do anything to stop this.

This entry was published Fri Jun 26 09:03:45 CDT 2015 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2015-06-26 09:03:45.0. [Tweet]

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