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June 24, 2007

House to Consider Amendment to Deny Food Stamps to Certain Legal Immigrants

The House Committee on Agriculture plans to take up the 2007 Farm Bill next week, and AILA heard that Representative Steve King (R-IA) will be offering an amendment that would deny legal immigrants access to food stamps if they were ever in the country illegally. Asylees, in particular, could be at risk of losing access to food stamps if the amendment passes.

Posted by VisaLawyer at June 24, 2007 06:13 PM


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