Author Topic: Illegal Immigrants Would Get Voting Rights, Medicaid, Licenses Under New NY Bill  (Read 242 times)

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HOUSTON, Texas—Millions of illegal immigrants could soon become legal "state citizens" in New York thanks to a new proposed bill. If passed, the legislation would allow undocumented immigrants living in the state to receive a slew of benefits administered by the state including drivers licenses, in-state tuition, voting rights, and Medicaid.

The bill was introduced on Monday, according to New York Daily News. It would supposedly only apply to illegal immigrants with no criminal history who can prove they have lived and paid taxes in New York for three years. In total, an estimated 2.7 million individuals would reap benefits as a result of the legislation.

State Senator Gustavo Rivera (D-Bronx) is a sponsor of the bill. His office did not immediately return calls from Breitbart Texas.

The proposed bill comes as  thousands of illegal immigrants--mostly from Central America--have overwhelmed U.S. resources and facilities. Many on the left, including Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, claim the spike in illegal

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