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Noncitizen Eligibility for Federal Public Assistance: Policy Overview [December 12, 2016]

@inproceedings{Siskin2016NoncitizenEF,
  title={Noncitizen Eligibility for Federal Public Assistance: Policy Overview [December 12, 2016]},
  author={Alison M. Siskin},
  year={2016}
}
This report discusses the extent to which residents of the United States who are not U.S. citizens should be eligible for federally-funded public aid. This issue meets at the intersection of two major policy areas: immigration policy and welfare policy. This report deals with the four major federal means-tested benefit programs: the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps), the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families… Expand

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