Republicans Target Child Tax Break For Undocumented Immigrants, Refund Checks Averaging $1,800
By Jill Pankow | 02/09/2012 - 10:46

In order to save money in the rough economy, Republicans are proposing denying child tax credits to undocumented immigrants. The plan would require parents looking to receive the tax credit to provide their Social Security number to receive the refund checks, which average about $1,800, ostracizing illegal workers. Were the proposal to go through, it would cut federal spending by approximately $10 billion over the course of 10 years. Needless to say Hispanics and some Democrats are enraged.

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