L.A. County welfare to children of illegal immigrants grows. Payments to U.S.-born children rose to $52 million in July, prompting calls for policy changes http://articles.latimes.com/2010/sep/05/local/la-me-illegal-welfare-20100906 Paraphrased, IMO: 9/5/10 According to the L.A. Times newspaper the number of illegal aliens collecting welfare has increased by 7%. The illegal aliens can collect welfare if they have children born in America, known as Anchor Babies. (Or Meal Tickets) Just in L.A. County alone, the Welfare payment to illegal aliens with Anchor Babies was $52 million dollars by July 2010. Some public officals think these benefits should be stopped. One official went as far, as, saying, "He believes we have an economic catastrophe on our hands." Just in the one county the illegal aliens recieved: L.A. County: $30 million dollars in food stamps $22 million from the CalWorks welfare program. $52 million in Welfare payments $550 million spent for public safety--"mostly for jail costs" (Their second home.) $500 million spent for healthcare for illegal aliens. ____ $1,154 Billion TOTAL, (For one county, no wonder they're broke!) From July 2009 to July 2010 it was an $3.7 million dollar increase. The whole county recieved $570 million in food stamps and that will be increased to $600 million next year. Californians are the smartest people in the world, lets all follow their example. NOT! I have good news for California! As, we Arizonans drive the illegal aliens out of our state, they'll flock to the California Welfare System. Good Luck but don't expect a bail out! I heard recently that 80,000 illegal aliens graduate from high school each month in America, and 50,000 illegal aliens give birth to Anchor Babies each month. Whew! Who's gonna pay for it all??? You know who, the good old taxpayer. California, more states will drive illegal aliens your way and with all that extra body weight you just might drop off into the ocean, buh, bye.