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More than 5.46 million foreign nationals have received work permits from the federal government since 2009, according to a new report from the Center for Immigration Studies Data uncovered from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency reveal that approximately 982,000 work permits were given to illegal immigrants and other foreign nationals unqualified for admission, most of whom crossed the border without inspection. USCIS is the agency within the Department of Homeland Security responsible for issuing work permits and processing applications related to President Obama’s executive action on immigration. On Tuesday, the Senate is scheduled to vote on a bill that funds DHS, while blocking funding that would allow USCIS to implement the president’s executive action.
Report: Federal Government Issued Nearly 5.5 Million Work Permits to Foreign Nationals Since 2009
957,220 illegals who crossed into the US without legal permission received work permits between 2009 and 2014
The Center for Immigration Studies received evidence through a Freedom of Information Act request
Overall, 5.5 million immigrants who aren't entitled to green cards got them during Obama's presidency
Those included people on tourist and student visas, and their dependents
Nearly 1 MILLION border-crossing illegal immigrants have received US work permits during Obama's presidency, shocking documents reveal